Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the Shrew

Sunday, February 21
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2hr 40mins // featuring:The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Many suitors dream of marrying the lovely and docile Bianca, including Luciento. However her father will not let anyone marry her before her elder sister, the ill-tempered shrew Katharina, is herself married. 

French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot lands a coup with his adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy tailored specifically to the Bolshoi dancers, and achieves a magnetic two hours of breathtaking, nonstop dance unlike any other, portraying the Bolshoi’s audacity and energy in a completely new way. This new production was staged exclusively for the Bolshoi and cannot be seen anywhere else!

Music: Dmitri Shostakovich 
Choreography: Jean-Christophe Maillot
Cast:  The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Captured live on January 24, 2016