• Pasadena Civic Auditorium
  • 300 E. Green St.
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • United States
  • Wednesday, December 04, 2019
  • 7:00pm
  • This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. Celebrate this cherished holiday tradition and relive the dream with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.


    Tickets range from $29.00 and up. All ages must have a ticket to enter. (Due to the length of time, this performance is not recommended for children under 3 years of age.)

    Great Russian Nutcracker

    Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is a Christmas story and a folk tale. It is appropriate for all ages. The performance features 36 Russian dancers performing amazing dance moves. There are life-sized Russian Nesting Dolls, a 15 ft tall Rat King with red blinking eyes, falling snow and more effects. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features a 2 person Dove of Peace with a 20 foot wingspan opening Act II in the Land of Peace and Harmony, exclusive to Moscow Ballet. New York Times raves, “Hot ticket!” and Los Angeles Times says, “Bravura Expertise!”

    The performance is 2 hours long which includes a 20 minute intermission.

    The performance includes Tchaikovsky’s complete Nutcracker score which is performed by the Moscow Festival Orchestra, taped exclusively for Moscow Ballet. Latecomers are seated 20 minutes after curtain. www.nutcracker.com for more information.

  • Cost: Starting at $29.00
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  • Pasadena Civic Auditorium
  • T: (626) 449-7360
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  • Moscow Ballet
  • T: (413) 499-1733
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