Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live Present
the Epic Production, ‘Spartacus,’ From Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet in Select Cinemas on March 13
WHAT: Yuri Grigorovich’s famed “Spartacus” has been one of the Bolshoi Ballet’s signature productions since its debut in 1968. Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live present the fifth title in the 2015-2016 series with this critically acclaimed ballet starring principal dancer Mikhail Lobukhin in the role of the legendary gladiator, along with prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova as Aegina and Vladislav Lantratov as Crassus. Audiences can enjoy “Bolshoi Ballet: Spartacus” in select U.S. cinemas on March 13, 2016.
“Spartacus,” is loosely based on the story of the Thracian king from ancient Rome turned captive by Crassus with his wife Phrygia. Forced to fight as a gladiator and kill one of his friends, Spartacus plots an unprecedented upheaval. Choreographer Yuri Grigorovich’s “Spartacus” was created at the Bolshoi in 1968 and has since remained a Russian treasure of ballet. This spectacular production is an epic tour de force, giving full expression to the virility and strength for which the Bolshoi’s male dancers are renowned. To view the “Spartacus” web episode, including exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes footage, please visit the Huffington Post webpage.
WHO: Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live
WHEN: Sunday, March 13, 2016; Times vary by location. Please check your local listing.
WHERE: Tickets for “Bolshoi Ballet: Spartacus” 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 nearly 400 select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).