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Lincoln Center, 70 West 63rd Street, New York, NY 10023

Formerly New York State Theater


Ended 27 Jul 2014 after 2 days

The signature of the Bolshoi Ballet

Closed 27 Jul 2014

Bolshoi to the core

Spartacus is a bold and vivid display of the talents of the company. Composed by Aram Khachaturian in 1954, it wasn't until 14 years later in 1968 that it finally premiered at the Bolshoi in Moscow, with the powerful choreography of Yuri Grigorovich. Requiring a physical and highly intense performance from it's star, with the contrast of sensitivity that translates the radiance of Spartacus' journey

Who is Spartacus?

A former King, Spartacus and his wife Phrygia are kidnapped by the Romans and sold in to slavery. Whilst his wife is sent off to satisfy the whims of the Emperor, Spartacus must entertain the city as a cut-throat Gladitator, leading him to kill his best friend and incite a slave rebellion...

Additional Information


Opening night: 25 July 2014

Closing night: 27 July 2014

Run time

Two hours and 45 minutes with two intermissions

And before you stop reading

Photos used are from previous Bolshoi productions of this show.


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