Cineplex Events Raises The Barre with the 2016-2017 Season of The Bolshoi Ballet in Theatres Across Canada

Bolshoi Ballet

Back by popular demand, Cineplex Events announces a new event series that focuses exclusively on the Bolshoi Ballet.  The Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema allows Canadian audiences the opportunity to see world-class international ballet talent on the big screen, with seven presentations from the acclaimed Russian ballet company in theatres this fall and winter.

This season marks the seventh consecutive year that Bolshoi Ballet presentations will be screened in Cineplex theatres, bringing stunning performances from one of the world’s foremost ballet companies to hometowns across Canada. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema includes the timeless classics, The Nutcracker and Swan Lake as well as its signature productions, The Golden Age, The Bright Stream and more.

“The Bolshoi Ballet in theatres fully embodies the richness of what Event Cinema has to offer, by giving audiences an incredible cultural experience they could otherwise only have by travelling to Russia,” said Brad LaDouceur, Vice President, Event Cinema, Cineplex Entertainment. “Canadian audiences need only go to their local theatre to travel across the ocean and see these remarkable performances, captured or broadcast live in high definition.”

The following performances will screen as part of The Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema series:

  • The Golden Age (Broadcast live) – October 16, 2016
  • The Bright Stream (Captured live) – November 27, 2016
  • The Nutcracker (Captured live) – December 11, 2016
  • Sleeping Beauty (Broadcast live) – January 22, 2017
  • Swan Lake (Captured live) – February 12, 2017
  • A Contemporary Evening (Broadcast live) – March 19, 2017
  • A Hero of Our Time (Broadcast live) – April 9, 2017
Tickets are on sale now. For participating theatres and show times, please visit