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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  
Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm alt
Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 5:00 pm alt
Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom  

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Moscow Ballet’s award-winning dancers bring the holiday season to life in New York, NY!


altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom on Sunday, November 20th at 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM.

Exclusive to the Great Russian Nutcracker is the stunning Dove of Peace, with 20ft wingspan, and created by 2 dancers moving as one; Russian folk legends Father Christmas/Ded Moroz and Snow Maiden/Snegurochka who escort Masha and Nutcracker Prince to the Land of Peace and Harmony; life-sized Matrushka Dolls; and whimsical 10ft tall silk puppets. New in 2014 is an authentic Russian Christmas puppet play and Masha’s magical Toy Cabinet. Wearing intricately detailed costumes, many with shimmering Swarovski crystals, the award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet bring Tchaikovsky’s master score and the holiday season to life!

Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts; call 800-320-1733. Tickets on sale soon!


“Expansive… transcendent music… the Russian style is elegantly generous, and so the experience is never meager”. Alastair Macaulay, Chief Dance Critic, NY Times


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Hammerstein Ballroom, a magnificent, century-old former opera house with fully integrated 21st century media and entertainment production technology, was constructed in 1906 by Oscar Hammerstein as the Manhattan Opera House, an alternative to the popular Metropolitan Opera.

The elaborately decorated theater had a variety of incarnations including: Vaudeville performances; Freemason's temple; a trade union and the site where Patti LaBelle recorded her hit DVD “Live! One Night Only” for which she won a Grammy Award. In 1997 the theater underwent extensive renovation, with the hand painted ceiling being completely restored.


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