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Boshoi Ballet in Moscow?

Hi Y'all!

We're traveling to Moscow and St. Petersburg on 31 October, and are interested in seeing the Boshoi Ballet. Tickets are quite pricey ($300 each, yikes!) and there apparently are two different venues, the main stage and the small stage. Our booking agent recommended this website, but the information is a bit confusing.

Any thoughts in venues/performances/is it worth the expense? Any other ballet/don't miss entertainment recommendations? We're living in London temporarily, so this is an easy flight for us, but we likely won't be back for a return visit.

Many thanks and have a great weekend!

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We traveled to Moscow last May. We ended up going to the Bolshoi ticket office to see if they had any last minute tickets. We definitely needed to use our Russian-English translation app, but ended up getting seats for Ivan the Terrible ballet for less than $30 a ticket. They weren't the best seats, but the ballet was wonderful- definitely a highlight of our Moscow trip.