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Great Russian Nutcracker

The Wiltern (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

101 ratings
3.1 average rating
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11 events
7 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

The venue could have been better. The Wiltern theater is old and in need of repairs. There was a general lack of staff and it took about 20 minutes to find seats. The... continued

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Kimberly
9 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

This was a spectacular holiday event! Seeing The Nutcracker performed by the Russian Ballet was on my "bucket list" and they did NOT disappoint! It was a lavish, romantic... continued

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Goldstar Member
17 events
7 reviews
8 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

This was a beautiful show. It was not as mindblowing as the Alice in Wonderland ballet, but it was certainly worth the money and a great way to start off the holiday season!

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12 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

I love the ballet, so I was disappointed in the choreography and the talent level. But for the $20.00 Goldstar price I paid, it was just ok if you've never seen the... continued

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8 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

The ballet was spectacular. The costumes were incredible. The Russian dancers are the best in my book.

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Goldstar Member
10 events
4 reviews
0 stars
20 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

A terrific production of Nutcracker.

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4 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

Dancing was amazing. Sets were minimal, and the sound and lighting was shoddy.

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38 events
3 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

Only reason I didn't hate it was that some of the dancing was good. Terrible, pedestrian, uninspired choreography.

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9 events
3 reviews
14 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

Show was same old Nutcracker, nothing special. Venue for this event does not make ANY sense. Half the attendees were late because the will call line was huuuuuuuge and... continued

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5 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

The ballet performance was very good.

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3 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

The performance (and I might be spoiled here growing up in Russia, attending ballet each year which lasted about 3hours with several intermissions) at any rate, the... continued

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22 events
2 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

NOT the classic Nutcracker Suite, but "The Great Russian Nutcracker" which had decidedly amateurish skits folded into it. Highly disappointing.

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2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

Superb dancing with some great innovations included. The Wiltern is a wonderful old theater.

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6 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

The ballet itself was mediocre at best. I had high expectations for the Moscow ballet since I have known Russians to be spectacular dancers but in this show I was let... continued

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7 events
2 reviews
3 stars
7 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

This was the most lackluster half effort of any performance We have ever viewed. Extreemly dissapointed in the either seemingly tired or inexperienced performers.
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2 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

Very disappointing! Canned music played over a poor sound system & dancers with very little energy. Cheap-looking roll-down "scenery" (painted flats). Poor lighting.... continued

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5 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

We had a very bad experience at this event. The seating position was adequate but the procedure for letting people be seated during the entire performance was terrible.... continued

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16 events
1 review
7 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

Ballet was ok, but long lines to get will call tickets, $20 for parking, people waiting snacks in the theater because they allow it, like popcorn, poor seats in the balcony, made it not so fun.

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