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Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'

Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker" celebrates its 25th anniversary of touring North America.

This traditional show is known for for its award-winning principal dancers, lavish costumes in the style of the Victorian era, backdrops created by “La La Land" Set Concept designer Carl Sprague, and its Russian focus including life-sized Matryoshka Dolls, Russian folk legends Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) and Troika Sleigh.

It also includes touches of special effects like a flapping winged owl on the Grandfather clock, a Christmas tree that grows 50 feet tall, and a Dove of Peace with a 20-foot wingspan.

This year there will be two performances, for additional details call (619) 235-0804.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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