Bolshoi season at the Jane Pickens Theater


The Jane Pickens Theater and Event Center invites one and all to experience yet another enchanting line-up of presentations of  Russia’s world famous Bolshoi Ballet, streamed live from Moscow. Now in its 7th consecutive year of cinema simulcasts at the JPT the Bolshoi was founded in 1776 and remains a pinnacle of worldwide cultural significance. Every year, the JPT makes an effort to schedule a diverse handful of these spectacular performances, allowing attendees to bask in the splendid wonder and moving art all from the comfort of our historic Newport cinema. All performances are scheduled on Sunday afternoons, beginning with The Nutcracker, this Sunday.

WHERE: The Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St., Newport
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 17; 12:55 p.m.
COST: $17, $15 for JPT members
MORE INFO: 401/846-5474;

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