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  • From: December 17, 2012 - December 18, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Paramount Theater
  • Venue Details: Paramount Theater
  • Address: 215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Admission: $27.50, $37.50, $48.00, $68.00, $102 VIP or $175.00 Platinum
  • 434-979-1333
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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 20th Anniversary production overflows with a spectacular new "Dove of Peace" performed by 2 dancers, Christmas tree that grows to 7 stories tall, falling snow, towering silk puppets, 200 lavish costumes, and 9 hand-painted backdrops all set to Tchaikovsky's complete score.

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker celebrates 20 years touring North America! See a cast of 40 astounding dancers in the classic Christmas story with unique Russian zest. Since 1993 the Great Russian Nutcracker has been a holiday favorite for families and press alike: "Bold and vital" Virginian-Pilot 1994; "Delight to watch" Washington Post 1996; "Whimsical, charming, vibrant classical style," New York Times 2002; "Aristocratic finesse," Cleveland Plain Dealer 2010; "Brimful with feeling...expansive" Chief Dance Critic New York Times 2010; and "Sheer splendor and elegant dancing" Baltimore Sun 2011.