Bolshoi, Encore Showing
Christmas would not be complete without the enchanting tale of young Marie and her Nutcracker prince!
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Starring: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
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.
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.