Published On: Mon, Jan 29th, 2018

Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘The Lady of the Camellias’ comes to theaters on February 4

Alexandre Dumas fils’ tragic love story, “The Lady of the Camellias,” is brought to life on the cinema screens by the Bolshoi Ballet on Sunday, February 4 only. The production is a part of the 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Series,presented by Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live.

The Lady of the Camellias” captivates audiences with a story of passionate yet doomed love between naïve Armand and Paris’s most desirable courtesan Marguerite, set to Chopin’s romantic piano sonatas and nocturnes. Staged at the Bolshoi Ballet, Financial Times says Choreographer John Neumeier’s “character rich ballet has found a company that is equal to its challenges” with an “impeccable” cast starring Prima Ballerina Svetlana Zakharova in the title role as Marguerite and Principal Dancer of Neumeier’s Hamburg Ballet, an “ardent” Edvin Revazov, as Armand.

Sunday, February 4, 201812:55 p.m. local time

Tickets for “The Lady of the Camellias” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in more than 350 select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

The world-famous Bolshoi Ballet returns for the fourth consecutive season to select cinemas nationwide with eight spectacular productions from October 2017 through June 2018. Direct from Moscow, the robust Bolshoi Ballet 2017-18 season will feature awe-inspiring reconstructions of historical ballets, brilliant productions based on literary masterpieces and innovative versions of signature productions. Complete with timeless classics and audience favorites, ballet in cinema from the Bolshoi remains peerless.

From the initial release: “The peerless Bolshoi Ballet is accessible to ballet fans of all ages, through cinema screenings in local communities across the U.S.,” said Julie Borchard-Young, co-President of BY Experience. “The impact and reach of the Bolshoi’s inspirational performances continues to expand via broadcasts to cinemas, offering audiences the opportunity to travel virtually to the Moscow stage.”

“It’s a privilege for Fathom to present our fourth season of the Bolshoi Ballet in U.S. cinemas,” Fathom Events VP of Programming Kymberli Frueh said. “The popularity of these events grows with each season, consistently delighting balletomanes with masterful content, distinguished artists and works from some of the world’s most revered choreographers.”

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