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2020 Press Releases

New in 2016! Limited Edition Kissy Doll

The holidays, traditionally a time of family gatherings and joyful gift giving, is also the time to see Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker from coast to coast in November and December. You can keep the memories alive by having a character from the classic Great Russian Nutcracker such as magical Kissy Doll, the Nutcracker Prince and Rat King home or give them as gifts! Here are just some of the unique and classic Russian toys and dolls in the Moscow Ballet Gift Store...

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Announcing 2016’s 24th Annual National Tour of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker and Swan Lake

“Elegant, expansive,” New York Times 
“Virtuosity...fleet authority,” Los Angeles Times 
“Special touches… highlight is the Dove of Peace,Chicago Tribune
Interviews: Sally Michael Keyes  413-499-1733 x21  [email protected]
High resolution images: www.nutcracker.com/promo    

 (Berkshires, MA) May 18, 2016 Announcing Moscow Ballet’s 24th season of the celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker and Swan Lake tour to U.S and Canadian cities from November 8 through December 30, 2016.Direct from Russia, the classic Great Russian Nutcracker will entertain the whole family this Christmas. Experience the exceptional dancing of a company of almost 40, a 60-foot growing Christmas tree, new and spectacular hand-made costumes by Resident Designer Arthur Oliver, and stunning sets hand-painted in Russia and designed by multi-Academy Award nominee Carl Sprague. Read more

Gift Guide - Announcing All New Moscow Ballet Branded Holiday Gift Items inspired by Great Russian Nutcracker characters!

“Hot Ticket,” New York Times ~ 2015  
High resolution images contact: Sally Michael Keyes  413-499-1733 x21  [email protected]

(Berkshires, MAMay 18, 2016Announcing the New and Limited Edition Premiere of “Kissy Doll” and more one-of-a-kind gifts from Moscow Ballet in 2016! The holidays, traditionally a time of family gatherings and joyful gift giving, is also the time to see Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in performances from coast to coast in November and December each yearClassic Great Russian Nutcracker characters such as the young Masha, Nutcracker Prince and Rat King, Uncle Drosselmeyer’s life-sized, magical Kissy Doll and Harlequinn, come to life for children (and adults!) through Moscow Ballet’s Gift Store. Read more