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Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker" Returning To Fox Theatre

DETROIT (WWJ) - Tickets go on sale Friday, April 1st, for the always-popular production of "The Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker."

The production will make its annual return to the Fox Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m.

This upcoming holiday performance premieres alternating pairs of award-winning principal dancers as Masha (aka Clara) and the Nutcracker Prince as well as a corps of 30 plus impeccably trained Russian dancers, most of whom have not yet performed in the United States.

Set to Tchaikovsky's famous score, the production will feature 200 lavish costumes, larger-than-life Russian puppets and 9 hand-painted backdrops that are embellished with 3-D effects.

2011 marks Moscow Ballet's 19th annual Great Russian Nutcracker tour of 2 companies to 60+ cities across North America.

Ticket prices range from $28.50 to $122 and are available at, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations, and

For more information, click here or call 313-471-6611.

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