Alexandra Elagina and Anatolie Ustimov travel with the Moscow Ballet for a performance of The Great Russian Nutcracker.

Alexandra Elagina and Anatolie Ustimov travel with the Moscow Ballet for a performance of The Great Russian Nutcracker.

Christmas tradition

Moscow Ballet performs The Great Russian Nutcracker at Nanaimo's Port Theatre

Alexandra Elagina and Anatolie Ustimov travel with the Moscow Ballet for a performance of The Great Russian Nutcracker at the Port Theatre Monday (Nov. 21).

The traditional ballet features the music of Peter Tchaikovsky, plus sumptuous costumes and props. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $48-$102. Please call 250-754-8550.