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The Ridgefield Playhouse: 80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT 06877

Bolshoi Ballet ENCORE in HD: The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 2pm & 6pm

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings Live in HD & Classical Series
Ridgefield Academy Family Series
Bolshoi Ballet ENCORE in HD

2pm Tickets   6pm Tickets

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa).
Cast: Denis Rodkin (the Nutcracker Prince), Anna Nikulina (Marie), Andrei Merkuriev (Drosselmeyer), Vitaly Biktimirov (the Mouse King), and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet.

As the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll comes to life and transforms into a prince! Soon joined by her other toys that have also come to life, Marie and her prince embark on a dreamy unforgettable adventure.

A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker sweeps the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic. Along with Tchaikovsky’s cherished score and some of the Bolshoi’s greatest artists, The Nutcracker remains a treasure not to be missed!

Running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
Captured live on Dec 21, 2014

Ticket Price: $25 | Members & Seniors $20 | Students $15
Ridgefield Library card holders receive member prices for this show.
AAA members receive a 20% discount!
FREE tickets for students 18 & under!  Must show ID at the box office.

Underwritten by Lori and John Berisford, Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Sabina and Walter Slavin