Nutcracker Ballet - Riverside (CA)

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 Great Russian Nutcracker Christmas Stream is Presented by Fox Performing Arts Center

This year the Fox Performing Arts Center presents Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker streaming directly to your living room! Fox's Riverside Theater opened in 1929 as a cinema/vaudeville theater house. It was built with a Spanish Colonial Revival style and attracted well-known performers including Bing Crosby and Judy Garland. Additionally, it became popular as a location for motion picture previews, the theater was the site of the first public screening of "Gone with the Wind." In 2007, the City began a major historical restoration of the Fox with the goal of making it the centerpiece of a downtown arts and culture scene.

In May 2007, after more than 1,300 visitors took one final tour through the auditorium of the Fox Theater, the doors closed for the restoration. The Fox Performing Arts Center re-opened in January 2010. This historic structure has been reinvented as a state-of-the-art performing arts theater for Riverside and the Inland Empire. The design called for adaptations and additions on all three levels of the Fox Theater to include an expanded stage, new stage floor, seats, lighting, a restored decorative ceiling and a refurbished lobby. The Fox now boasts a 1,600-seat state-of-the-art performing arts theater that captures the original grandeur of the 1929 building, with updated amenities for patron enjoyment and comfort.