Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker (Recorded Live)

Duration: 130 min

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



On Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll is transformed into a beautiful prince who takes her on a magical journey. Before they leave, they must confront the Mouse King, whose army is threatening Marie…



Christmas would not be complete without the enchanting tale of young Marie and her nutcracker prince! Danced by the Bolshoi’s principals, Russian ballet master Yuri Grigorovich’s staging of E. T. A. Hoffmann’s fairy tale will transport children and adults alike to a world of magic and wonder for the holiday season.



Captured live on 21 Dec 2014



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