Nutcracker Ballet - Augusta (GA)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER: CHRISTMAS STREAM
Get your digital ticket for Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker: Christmas Stream
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Streaming in Augusta this Christmas

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Christmas Stream

Go back to a simpler time and celebrate this Christmas tradition with the whole family! See Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker from the best seat in the house; your living room! Take this opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones and experience the smash-hit Holiday tradition in this ground-breaking debut. Take a trip backstage with the cameras for a look at how the magic is made. Hear it first-hand from world-class artists, designers, and the creators of this cherished production. See the full performance as captured on stage plus an up close look at the behind-the-scenes action. Make this Christmas special; don’t miss this celebration! 

Moscow Ballet’s Usual Venue In Augusta: The Miller Theatre

This year Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is streaming in Augusta, directly to your living room! In a regular year Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is performed at the Miller Theater, a former movie theater and vaudeville house. The Miller was built by architect Roy A. Benjamin utilizing the Arte Moderne style of architecture and was owned by Frank Miller. Due to an economic downturn in the 1980s in downtown Augusta, the theater was forced to close. It sat dormant until 2005 when it was purchased by local Augusta businessman and entrepreneur Peter S. Knox IV. The renovation project, which has spanned more than seven years and cost nearly $25 million, is a testament to the volunteers and donors who believed there was real worth in not only preserving an important piece of Augusta history, but also providing its symphony orchestra a permanent home and the community a state-of-the-art venue designed with a variety of artists and stage performances in mind.  The theater reopened on January 6, 2018 to a sold out gala featuring Sutton Foster performing with Augusta Symphony.