St. Petersburg, Fla. (April 6, 2016) – It’s never too early to plan for the holidays! Celebrate this Christmas with Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker – the classic story, the beloved music, the wondrous ballet! The astonishing Mahaffey tradition returns Monday, Dec. 26 (at 3 and 7 p.m.) and Tuesday, Dec. 27 (at 7 p.m.).
Tickets are now on sale for this exquisite production, featuring nearly 40 world-class Russian dancers, romantic costumes and shimmering, brilliantly-designed backdrops splashed with highlights of Russian history.
Don’t miss the holiday performance of a lifetime, direct from Russia – full to the brim with magical toys, falling snow, growing Christmas trees and guaranteed enchantment!
Tickets, $32, $54, $75, $97, $133 and $190, are available online at themahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727.893.7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office. The Mahaffey Box Office is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event. There are no added charges ever on tickets purchased directly from The Mahaffey Theater.
VIP ticket packages: $190 ticket includes a premium Nutcracker doll and a Moscow Ballet book, plus a backstage tour and Meet & Greet with the cast. $133 ticket includes a premium Nutcracker doll and a Moscow Ballet book.
The Mahaffey Theater
The Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, pop, rock, comedy, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.
Talmi Entertainment is the exclusive North American representation for Moscow Ballet, which performs annually in more than 80 cities from NYC to LA, and Miami to Calgary. Under Talmi Entertainment management, Moscow Ballet delivers unparalleled Russian artistry in the classic ballets Great Russian Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Swan Lake and more. Upon the fall of the Iron Curtain in the former Soviet Union, Talmi Entertainment presented the “International Glasnost Tours” featuring leading prima ballerinas form several Soviet countries and out of which grew the annual Great Russian Nutcracker tours. “Glasnost” featured highlights from the great ballets and the newest contemporary choreography.