Bolshoi Ballet: The Bright Stream (2016) Synopsis
Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live present the brilliant and hilarious production, The Bright Stream, captured from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Russia, to select cinemas nationwide.

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Fantastic Bolshoi Ballet

By ailsaellen
This ballet was a real was funny and the choreography was creative and beautiful (I especially liked the crowd dancers)........all the Bolshoi dancers are magnificent. The camera work...

Positively Radiant!

By cbpearl
This was a gloriously radiant performance, with excellent dancers and choreography to match, of this long-neglected/banned Shostakovich comic ballet of life on a Soviet collective farm. It is easy...

Absolutely stunning

By troitskaya
I have no words to describe this adorable ballet from soviet era. Great choreography, fantastic artists and of course magnificent Shostakovitch music...

Delightful, extraordinary, spectacular!

By How I see it
Stunning! Fantastic dancing, acting, music, costuming. Definitely going to buy this for myself and others when it's available on dvd. Probably the first time I wished a performance had an encore...

Bolshoi Ballet The Bright Stream

By gerdat24
Excellent production, superb dancing, terrible videography. Blurry images, cut off dancer's feet (!!!), zooming in and out so rapidly to make one dizzy, showing only part of stage full of dancers......

Super-Bright Bright Stream

By jbmcfar
First smart move: Have Dmitri Shostakovich provide the zesty score. Second smart move: Hire Alexei Ratmansky to provide non-stop, character-rich choreography. Third smart move: Cast the best Bolshoi...


By remove_me
Superb dancing, great music and comedic acting as good as the dancing. An absolute delight that should not be missed....

Surprisingly superb soviet era ballet by Bolshoi!

By crevlett2
Despite the unusual "soviet" costumes and sets we found ourselves mesmerized by the spectacular dancing! The peasant housewife, thought distractingly thin, was transcendent in her ethereal beauty and...

Ballet that can be enjoyed by everyone

By jeoffryb
The Bright Stream is a 'comic ballet' by one of the world's best ballet companies. The dancing was fabulous: impressive technique, beautiful dancers, perfectly cast, very fine acting chops, funny....

Bright Stream by the Bolshoi Ballet, Music by Shostakovich

By bhayes858
This is a beautiful ballet, very comical, and a slice of history. The history revolves around the life of Shostakovich and the Soviet era in Russia. Shostakovich and his collaborators wrote the...

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Rated PG