Bolshoi Ballet Only in Cinemas


Monday, October 24 7:00 pm
Whittier Theatre
Adults $20
Students $10
Members (at door only) $18
The presentation of our HD productions—including from the most renowned ballet company in the world: Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet! — is made possible through a generous bequest from the late Dodie Gann and underwriting by the McGee Foundation.

The Golden Age

Music   Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography   Yuri  Grigorovich
Libretto  Yuri Grigorovicah and Isaak Glikman

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

In a seaside town where business and mafia are flourishing, The Golden Age cabaret is the favorite nightly haunt of dancers, bandits and young revelers—where the young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita, a beautiful dancer, but also the friend of a local gangster…

This satire of Europe during the Roaring ‘20s makes for an original, colorful and dazzling show, with its jazzy score and music-hall atmosphere.  The ballet that can only be seen at the Bolshoi is full of mad rhythms, vigorous chase scenes, decadent cabaret numbers and a passionate love story featuring beautiful duets between Boris and Rita.

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Due to a financial agreement with Bolshoi Ballet Only in Cinemas, no SJCT coupons are accepted for these productions.