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image for Ballet item typeThe Golden Age (Pre-recorded from the Bolshoi Ball at Civic and Cramphorn Theatres

Ballet, Sat 22 Oct 2016

Civic and Cramphorn Theatres

Civic and Cramphorn Theatres


Chelmsford City Theatres

01245 606505


Fairfield Road,


Pre-recorded from the Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow

Music by Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto by Yuri Grigorovich and Isaak Glikman

Starring - The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps De Ballet

In a seaside town where business and the Mafia are flourishing, the Golden Age cabaret is the favourite nightly haunt of dancers, bandits and young revellers. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita, a beautiful dancer, but she is also the friend of a local gangster…

A satire on Europe during the Roaring ’20s, The Golden Age makes for an original, colourful and dazzling show with its jazzy score and music-hall atmosphere. This ballet – which can only be seen at the Bolshoi – has everything: mad rhythms, vigorous chase scenes and decadent cabaret numbers. With this passionate love story featuring beautiful duets between Boris and Rita, the Bolshoi dancers plunge magnificently into every stylised step and gesture.

Running time: 2 hours 20 mins

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 Oct 2016 19:30


Tickets: £14.50
Conc: £13.00
PREMIUM seats: £2.00 extra
Registered unemployed and full-time (FE/HE) students: £7.00
£1 off full price and standard concessionary tickets for Leisure Plus cardholders
Group Booking discount available (One in every ten free)
A £1.50 fee is applicable per transaction, except for cash and debit card payments made in person and by telephone



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Map reference: TL 703071  Lat: 51.73672 Long: 0.46496

By Road:
The Civic and Cramphorn Theatres are situated in Fairfield Road in the heart of Chelmsford's West End. Both venues are only a short walk from the train station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Chelmsford station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing