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Music Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa)
Cast Margarita Shrayner (Marie), Semyon Chudin (The Nutcracker Prince), Denis Savin (Drosselmeyer), Alexander Vodopetov (The Mouse King) and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet
On Christmas eve, Marie and her whole family are gathered around the tree in celebration of the holiday. She receives a magical gift from her godfather Drosselmeyer and soon enough this Christmas eve will take an unexpected turn for her. Marie's new doll comes alive and carries her into a whirlwind adventure.
The exceptional score by Tchaikovsky, brought to life by the Bolshoi Ballet dancers in The Nutcracker, delights the hearts and ears of all generations of music lovers. Experience this holiday classic with the whole family through the eyes of Marie and her Nutcracker Prince on the big screen.
Captured live in December 23, 2018. One intermission.