Bolshoi Ballet Only in Cinemas

A Hero of Our Time

Monday, June 19 7:00 pm
Whittier Theatre
Adults $20
Students $10
Members (at door only) $18
A Hero of our Time

Music: Ilya Demutsky
Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Libretto: Kirill Serebrennikov

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Pecharin, a young officer, embarks on a journey across the majestic mountains of the Caucasus, on a path set by his passionate encounters.  Disillusioned and careless, he inflicts pain upon himself and the women around him …

 This story based on the larger-than-life hero Pechorin is adapted from Mikhail Lermontov’s literary masterpiece in three separate stories recounting his heartbreaking betrayals.  Is Pechorin a real hero? Or is he a man like any other?

RUNNING TIME:  2 Hours, 45 Minutes
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