“For tickets to the premiere of “Nureyev” at the Bolshoi theater lined up

Sale of tickets is carried out only on the passport, in one hand you can buy two tickets

The queue for tickets to the ballet “Nureyev” at the box office Big tetrapoda: TASS, Stanislav Krasilnikov

– The queue for the first batch of tickets for the December premiere performances of the ballet “Nureyev” at the Bolshoi theater has already been formed.

“We have all the tickets, it was stated (500 for each performance – if), the queue already formed. Tickets at the box office, is selling”, – said the “Interfax” on Saturday at the box office.

The press attache of the Bolshoi Katerina Novikova told “Interfax” that the first 500 who wish to purchase tickets handed out special wristbands. “The leadership of our offices confident that everything will be sold. Just straight selling out 1000 tickets for both days of the performances. There is now no rush, no crazy queues. Someone came in the night took place around 5 a.m. they handed out bracelets, and then all dispersed, and each has its hour returned,” – said Novikov.

As reported by “Kommersant”, the people began lining up for tickets the evening before and was going to stand there all night.

Premiere of the ballet staged by Kirill Serebrennikov will be held on 9 and 10 December on the historical stage of the Bolshoi theater.

The Bolshoi theater announced that in connection with the increased interest in the ballet “Nureyev” theatre introduces a special programme of pre-sales of tickets to the production. “The number of tickets received in the pre-sale restricted (for 500 tickets for each performance). Pre-sale tickets will be on 18 November 2017, starting at 10 o’clock, at the ticket office located in the administrative building of the theater. You can purchase tickets only for a personal tour of the play”, – stated in the message of the Bolshoi theater.

Sale of tickets is carried out only on the passport of the buyer, in one hand you can buy two tickets and only one date. A second ticket will be sold with a passport (at the time of ticket purchase you can submit a photocopy) of the second viewer.

On the ticket will be indicated the names and details of passports of the audience. Data and passport will be checked when passing to the play. If the viewer is not able to attend the performance, he will need to personally submit to the theatre’s box office application for a refund stating the reason.

The premiere of “Nureyev” at the Bolshoi theater was originally postponed from July 11 this year on may 4-5, 2018. The theatre’s Director Vladimir urin said that the transfer of the performance associated with claims enforceable, and rejected the politically motivated transfer. Later there was a clarification that the premiere of the ballet staged Serebrennikov will take place on 9 and 10 December.

On the production of “Nureyev”, in addition to Serebrennikov, who acted as librettist, Director and set designer, worked with composer Ilya Demutsky, the choreographer Yuri Posokhov. The same part of the creators staged the ballet “a Hero of our time” at the Bolshoi theatre in 2015.

Ballet “Nureyev” is dedicated to the life of the legendary dancer, other details of the statement were not disclosed.

August 23, Basmanny court of Moscow has sent Serebrennikov under house arrest. The Director is accused of embezzling at least 68 million rubles allocated from the budget for cultural project “Platform”.

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