Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ sets Cleveland date

Moscow Ballet’s Masha in high arabesque and an oversized Nesting Doll. (Images courtesy Moscow Ballet)

What: Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker”

Where: Music Hall at Cleveland Public Auditorium

When: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 22

Why you should go: Some notes from a news release:

Experience Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour, spreading goodwill in over 100 cities across North America this holiday season, and presenting world-class performers; Russian folk legends Father Christmas and Snow Maiden, backdrops hand-painted by Russian masters; and a Dove of Peace with a 20 foot wingspan – the Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages.

If the Cleveland date doesn’t work for you, the ballet will be in Youngstown on Dec. 6, Lima on Dec. 13 and Columbus on Dec. 15.

How much: Tickets start at $28 and are available at or through Ticketmaster by calling 1-800-745-3000.

How to get more information: Visit

Moscow Ballet’s signature Dove of Peace.

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