This event is a recording of a live performance.
On Christmas Eve, the mysterious Drosselmeyer brings a Nutcracker doll as a gift for his goddaughter Marie. At midnight, the doll comes to life and finds himself in a battle against the Mouse King, determined to save Marie from him.
The Bolshoi stage shares its majestic vision of Hoffman’s tale, taking audiences of all ages on a magical journey through a world of enchantment.
In this timeless story accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, rising star Soloist Margarita Shrainer perfectly embodies Marie’s innocence and enchantment along with the supremely elegant Principal Dancer Semyon Chudin as The Nutcracker, captivating audiences of all ages and bringing them on an otherworldly journey.
Running Time: 2hrs 30mins
BBFC Advice: TBC
Director(s): Yuri Grigorovich
Country of Origin: Russia
Year of release: 2019
Sun 15 Dec
This is part of the Bolshoi Ballet 2019/2020 seasonSee all