MEDIA ALERT: The Beloved Annual Production of ‘The Nutcracker’ Comes to Cinemas This Holiday Season Live from the Bolshoi Ballet

WHAT: The timeless holiday classic that has enchanted audiences for generations comes to the big screen for one special showing on Sunday, December 18 at 12:55 p.m. (local time), performed and captured live from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Russia.

Set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score and danced by the Bolshoi’s principals, E.T.A. Hoffmann’s fairytale staged by Russian ballet master Yuri Grigorovichafter Marius Petipa,will transport children and adults alike to a world of magic and wonder for the holiday season.

WHO: Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathe´ Live

WHEN: Sunday, December 18, 2016;12:55 p.m. local time.

WHERE: Tickets for “The Nutcracker” can be purchased online by visiting or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in nearly 400 movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

CONTACTS: Jessica Nelson / / 720-262-2753
Katherine Schwappach / / 720-262-2713
Dianna Mesion / / 917-829-0344

For artwork/photos, visit the Fathom Events press site.

If you would like to request press passes, please email by December 14 with your full name, media outlet, number of passes (1-2) and desired theater location.

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