Arts & Indies: Bolshoi Ballet Live

The Bolshoi Ballet opens its doors to North American audiences in cinemas only for a season boasting impeccable classicism and daring performances.  With timeless story-ballet classics, such as The Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote and La Sylphide, and productions signature to the Bolshoi including The Golden Age, the Bolshoi continues to demonstrate its place as one of the world's preeminent ballet companies.

Presented at Sutton Cinemas, 399 Sutton Way, in the Brunswick Basin.  Admission $15 Adults, $12.50 Seniors, Students, and Children 12 and under.

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Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote (NR) Genre: Program Runtime: 02:55

From the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Don Quixote comes to cinemas across the U.S. Inspired by heroic stories of brave knights, with his faithful servant Sancho Panza at his side, Don Quixote sets out on an adventure to meet his ideal woman, Dulcinea. With panache and sparkling technique, principal dancers Ekaterina Krysanova and Semyon Chudin lead the spectacular cast of toreadors, flamenco dancers, gypsies, and dryads in the Bolshoi's critically-acclaimed staging of this exalted performance.

Playing at Sutton Cinemas
Monday 28th January 2019
Bolshoi Ballet: La Sylphide (NR) Genre: Program Runtime: 02:00

Staged for the Bolshoi by Bournonville expert Johan Kobborg, La Sylphide is the ultimate romantic masterpiece. Captured live from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, La Sylphide comes to cinemas across the U.S. On his wedding day, the young Scotsman James is awakened with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature, a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love. La Sylphide is one of the world's oldest surviving ballets, and a treasure in Danish ballet master August Bournonville's style.

Playing at Sutton Cinemas
Monday 4th February 2019
Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadere () Genre: Program Runtime: 03:20

The must-see theatrical event La Bayadere comes to cinemas across the U.S. The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, igniting heated passions and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover Nikiya and Solor's forbidden love. La Bayadere is one of the greatest works in classical ballet history - a story of love, death and vengeful judgment, set in India. Dazzling sets and costumes, with one of the most iconic scenes in ballet, the "Kingdom of the Shades," illuminate the tragic tale of the temple dancer Nikiya's doomed love for the warrior Solor, and their ultimate redemption.

Playing at Sutton Cinemas
Monday 11th March 2019
Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty (NR) Genre: Program Runtime: 02:50

From the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow comes resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, in cinemas nationwide. On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. Classical ballet at its finest, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a "truly extraordinary talent" (The Telegraph).

Playing at Sutton Cinemas
Monday 18th March 2019
Bolshoi Ballet: The Golden Age (NR) Genre: Program Runtime: 02:20

With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20's. From the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, The Golden Age comes to cinemas nationwide. In the 1920's, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer "Mademoiselle Margot," but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!

Playing at Sutton Cinemas
Monday 8th April 2019
Bolshoi Ballet: Carmen Suite / Petrushka () Genre: Program Runtime: 02:20

Captured live the same day from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Carmen Suite / Petrushka comes to U.S. Carmen is as sensual and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one-act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug. The double-bill event for cinemas encapsulates and showcases the soul of Russian Ballet.

Playing at Sutton Cinemas
Monday 10th June 2019