This is a reserved seating show. If you have questions, please call 417.863.9491.
The Historic Gillioz Theatre was built in 1926. Balcony seating is closer together than Orchestra seating. If you or a member of your party is tall or require more leg room, we advise purchasing Orchestra level seating..
This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. The New York Times, “Hot Ticket!” Celebrate this cherished holiday tradition and relive the dream with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score. Get tickets for the whole family now!
New York Times, Chief Dance Critic, “Knockout… Brimful with feeling…Expansive… Kids…were wide-eyed with delight”
New York Times, “Christmas Tale, Land of Snow and Ice, real beauty, precise dancing”
Chicago Tribune, “Acclaimed…special touches… highlight The Dove of Peace”
Calgary Herald, “Resplendently detailed, technically supreme dancing, dazzling”
Baltimore Sun, Carolyn Kelemen, “Sheer splendor and elegant dancing”
Los Angeles Times, “Christmas cheer…Virtuosity…bravura expertise”
Philadelphia Dance Journal, Gary Day, “Top-tier classical ballet”
Detroit Free Press, “Few pack the punch!”
“I have seen The Nutcracker several times, but none compare to the Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker,” Linda, Girl Scouts of Northeastern, Albany “We went to the wonderful “Great Russian Nutcracker” in Asheville and couldn’t have been more amazed!” Samantha, Asheville
“Our audiences simply don’t see this caliber of performance regularly. Just wanted to let you know how much we love you!” Co-presenter Maria, Ashland
“The performance was absolutely amazing. The dancers were spectacular, as well as the scenery and props. The audience was just wowed by the entire show, from start to finish” Robert, Carrollton