How to watch ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre

Bolshoi Theatre productions invariably attract the attention of opera and ballet lovers. After the renovation, the theatre received many new opportunities and in October 2011 opened its doors again to true connoisseurs of art. There are both classical, decades-tested, productions and new ones in his repertoire, which have yet to win the sympathy of the public.

Connoisseurs of ballet can purchase tickets directly at the theater box office or on the Internet. The ticket price is from 3200 to 15000 rubles depending on the seat. The most expensive places are in the parterre. To be guaranteed to purchase a ticket, it is best to take care of it at least a few days before the performance. If there are no tickets at the ticket offices of the theater, you still have a chance to purchase them on the Internet — for example, on the website BILETY-V-TEATR.RU. Visit and the resource EBilet.ru, you can order tickets to the Bolshoi Theatre with delivery to the house.

If you don’t have the opportunity to watch the ballet directly at the theatre, you can see its broadcast on the internet. The Bolshoi Theatre together with Google organized the broadcast of its performances on YouTube, you can get acquainted with their schedule by clicking on the appropriate link. In 2012, performances of “Light Creek”, “Lost Illusions”, “Raimonda”, “Pharaoh’s Daughter”, “Sacred Spring”, “Bayadere”, “Romeo and Juliet” will be shown for millions of internet users.

The ballet can be viewed in the recording as well. For example, you can see the play “Pharaoh’s Daughter” on Spektaklionlayn’s website. To get acquainted with a very extensive list of available productions, you need to go to the root part of the site. At the moment, it’s one of the few sites to have such a large collection of performances. In particular, you can watch Bolshoi Theatre productions such as “The Nutcracker”, “Swan Lake”, “Spartacus” and many others.

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