Moscow Ballet on 25th anniversary tour

Posted on December 27, 2017 by Gloria Mazure in Active Lifestyles, Art, Baby Boomers, Blog, Boomer and Senior Resources, BSR, Community Resources, Eldercare Resources, Entertainment, Environment, Events for Women, History Events, Local Events, Theater, Tourism, Tribute

Celebrate Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker 25th anniversary on
Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 3 p.m., at the Florida Theater, 128 East Forsyth St.,
Jacksonville.

All ages are invited to celebrate Christmas with the Moscow Ballet company comprised of almost 40 ballerinas and danseurs on their 25th Anniversary Tour of North America in 2017.

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is known for its award-winning principal dancers, lavish costumes in the style of the Victorian era, many backdrops created by “La La Land’’ set concept designer Carl Sprague. Its Russian focus includes life-sized Matryoshka Dolls, Russian folk legends Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) and Troika Sleigh. Adults and children can enjoy the special effects of the flapping winged owl on the Grandfather clock, the growing 50-foot   Christmas Tree, the Dove of Peace with a 20-foot wingspan, and of course, the leaps, spins, and extraordinary moves of the company all performed to Tchaikovsky’s complete and incomparable score. Groups of 10 or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 800-320-1733. Discounts for Seniors 65+, Active and Inactive Armed Services, and Motorclub members are available. Ticket prices are  $27.50 to $178.50.