Ballet In Cinema: A Classic Christmas Tale For The Whole Family At Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau Theatres – The Nutcracker

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An exclusive Ballet season experience brought to you by Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau Theatres


Being the first and only ballet in Dolby Atmos, The Nutcracker will screen exclusively at Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau Theatres from 23 December 2017.

As the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll comes to life and transforms into a prince. Soon joined by her other toys that have also come to life, Marie and her prince embark on a dreamy unforgettable adventure. A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker sweeps the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic. Along with Tchaikovsky’s cherished score and some of the Bolshoi’s greatest artists, The Nutcracker remains a treasure not to be missed.

Featuring luxurious and sumptuous sets and costumes, this production will undoubtedly leave you feeling love, power and good and evil. You’ll certainly concur that these feelings are universal.

Duration:2 hours and 15 minutes, with an interval of 15 minutes

Recorded live in Moscow, Denis Rodkin plays the heroic Nutcracker, and Anna Nikulina the delightful Mary.

If you’re a hopeless romantic and appreciate beautiful ballet renditions of timeless classics that are brought to you by prolific ballet composers, then this season of Bolshoi Ballet is a must see.

The 2017-2018 Bolshoi Ballet season will screen at the following Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau Theatres ONLY:

  • Cinema Nouveau Brooklyn
  • Cinema Nouveau V & A Waterfront
  • Cinema Nouveau Rosebank
  • Cinema Nouveau Gateway

Visit any of our world-class dedicated “art cinema” chains in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban to feast your eyes, heart and soul on this momentous ballet season.

Bookings are now open

For more information and to make bookings to watch any of the upcoming Bolshoi Ballet productions, visit the website at or download the SK App. You can also book at the box office. For news and updates, go to Facebook page: Ster-Kinekor Theatres and follow Ster-Kinekor on Twitter: @sterkinekor. For all queries, call Ticketline on 0861 Movies (668 437).

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

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