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April 8th 3:00 pm
When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death…
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Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina role in the classical repertoire, alongside the sensational Sergei Polunin as Albrecht, in this chilling, yet luminous ballet that continues to captivate audiences for over 150 years at the Bolshoi.
Running time: 2hrs 20mins
BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA
For the 8th consecutive year, the 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema season presents the greatest classics restaged by today’s most celebrated choreographers for a cinema-exclusive experience featuring some of the nest dancers in the world. Three historical ballets recreated by Alexei Ratmansky (Le Corsaire, Romeo and Juliet and The Flames of Paris) will be shown on the big screen alongside John Neumeier’s The Lady of the Camelliasand Jean-Christophe Maillot’s riveting The Taming of the Shrew. Three timeless classics and audience-favorites will complete the season: Giselle, The Nutcracker and Coppélia.