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Moscow Ballet to perform at Paramount Theater

paramountThe Paramount Theater is thrilled to welcome back the Moscow Ballet as they perform The Great Russian Nutcracker on Sunday, December 6, at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.  Bring the whole family for the sweetest Christmas celebration of the season.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased in The Box Office, by phone at 434.979.1333 or online at www.theparamount.net.

Experience the exquisite artistry of world-class Russian dancers, playful puppets and the unmatched splendor of hand crafted sets and costumes. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is the holiday tradition that brings the Christmas spirit to life! New York Times raves, “Real beauty!” and Los Angeles Times,”Bravura expertise!”

The ultimate holiday tradition for the youngest to the seniors in the family, seeing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker creates holiday memories that last a lifetime. Moscow Ballet’s company of almost 40 dancers is the only internationally touring ballet group to perform to critical acclaim in over 75 North American cities annually. The renowned, award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet thrill audiences with their expertise, dramatic expression and stunning leaps, turns and drops. The production is known for its dedication to world peace naming Act II the “Land of Peace and Harmony” and featuring a cannon that shoots roses and a stunning opening act the 2 dancer “Dove of Peace” with a 20′ wingspan.

All ages feel the spirit of the season at Great Russian Nutcracker performances through the romantic costumes, shimmering backdrops with authentic splashes of Russian history and fanciful effects such as; life-sized Matrushka (Nesting) Dolls; a 3-headed Rat King and a trip on a Troika Sleigh through the magical Snow Forest (with falling snow) escorted by Father Christmas and Snow Maiden.