Moscow Ballet's GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER to Return to Miami, 12/27; Tickets on Sale Today
Tickets go on sale today, April 1 in Miami for Moscow Ballet's celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker at Jackie Gleason Theater on Sunday December 27, 1:00pm matinee and 5:00pm.
The ultimate holiday tradition for the youngest to the seniors in every family, seeing Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker creates holiday memories that last a lifetime. Moscow Ballet's company of almost 40 dancers is the only internationally touring ballet group to perform to critical acclaim in over 75 North American cities annually. The renowned, award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet thrill audiences with their expertise, dramatic expression and stunning leaps, drops and turns. The production is known for its dedication to world peace placing Act II in the "Land of Peace and Harmony," featuring a cannon that shoots roses and a stunning 2-dancer "Dove of Peace" with a 20' wingspan. All ages feel the spirit of the season at Great Russian Nutcracker performances through the beauty of romantic hand-sewn costumes, 9 shimmering backdrops with authentic splashes of Russian history and fanciful effects such as; life-sized Matrushka (Nesting) Dolls; a 3-headed Rat King and a Troika Sleigh ride through the magical Snow Forest (with falling snow) escorted by Father Christmas and Snow Maiden.
Tickets start at $30.00.Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 800-320-1733. Seniors 65+, Military and AAA discounts are available at the theater box office with appropriate identification. For Platinum Experience tickets featuring backstage Meet N Greet, Gold Circle Gift Package and single tickets call Ticketmaster 800-745-3000 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.
Moscow Ballet - In addition to the Great Russian Nutcracker, Moscow Ballet repertory includes classic ballets Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella and more. For 20 years the company has featured award-winning and rising star dancers, from Lilia Sabitova in 1994 to Alisa Voronova in 2014. The company performs 100 engagements annually in North America including 15 of the top twenty demographic markets. Moscow Ballet receives critical acclaim and is regularly invited to present at National Press Club events. In addition to public performances, the company's mission and national platform enables it to share the Russian Vaganova ballet training with over 5000 American dance students annually in Dance with Us. Intensive cultural immersion project "New Horizons - A Children's Program for Life" benefits thousands of school children and programs Musical Wunderkind and Summer Intensives also touch the lives of many children and young adults. For over 20 years Moscow Ballet's partnership with corporations and not-for-profit organizations such as the President's Challenge Program and Children's Hospitals has raised revenue for significant missions and causes. www.moscowballet.com.
Talmi Entertainment is the exclusive North American representation for Moscow Ballet which performs annually in about eighty cities from NYC to LA and Miami to Calgary. Under Talmi Entertainment management Moscow Ballet delivers unparalleled Russian artistry in the classic ballets Romeo and Juliet, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Swan Lake and more. With the fall of the Iron Curtain, Talmi Entertainment presented the "International Glasnost Tours" in the US out of which grew the annual Great Russian Nutcracker tours. "Glasnost" featured highlights from the great ballets and the newest contemporary dance from Russia performed by Vadim Bondar, Svetlana Smirnova and Tatiana Chernobrovkina from Stanislavsky Ballet; Alexei Malykin Bolshoi Ballet; Vladimir Kim and Margarita Kullick Kirov Ballet; Stanislav Fecho and Prima Ballerina Jana Kurova of the National Ballet of Czechoslovakia; Maria Ivanova and Andrei Glazsheider of the Stanislavski and Demirovich Theatres. Talmi Entertainment was founded by award-winning Juilliard School alumnus, composer, conductor and producer, Akiva Talmi.
Pictured: Artem Belov and Ekaterina Bortiakova