Nutcracker Ballet - Berkeley (CA)

Moscow Ballet at Zellerbach Auditorium
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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!

Media Partner: San Francisco Chronicle

Moscow Ballet’s Usual Venue In Berkeley: Zellerbach Hall at University of California, Berkeley

This year Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is streaming in Berkeley, directly to your living room! In a regular year Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is performed at Zellerbach Halla multi-venue performance facility on the University of California, Berkeley campus. It was designed by architect and professor Vernon DeMars and completed in 1968.  The facility is suitable for dance, theater, and opera, and has a built-in concert shell that provides an excellent acoustical enclosure for symphonic and other classical music performances. Zellerbach Hall was named in honor of Isadore and Jennie Zellerbach, after a $1 million gift was given toward completion of the facility. Christine McVie of the band, Fleetwood Mac recorded her song "Songbird" (from the album Rumours) here in 1976 and in May 1998, the game show Jeopardy! held their annual College Championship at Zellerbach Hall.