The theater has performed on the stage of the current building standing on the Theater Square since 1824, pleasing generations of opera and ballet fans with 3-4 new shows each season.
The Bolshoi Theater (translated as "Grand" or "Big" Theater) is the biggest theater in Moscow, which has preserved century-old traditions of opera and ballet staging. The two arts have always had a very significant cultural meaning for Russia. Moreover, Bolshoi’s Ballet company is one of the first and biggest collectives on the planet with over 200 dancers performing here today.
Bolshoi has the status of a world-class opera & ballet theater, therefore going on a performance is an absolute must-do when in town.