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Mikhailovsky Opera and Ballet Theater

Iskusstv ploshchad, d. 1, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 595-43-05
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In 2001, the Mikhailovsky Theatre reclaimed its historic name, and in 2007, it was recognized as St. Petersburg's most prestigious musical theatre. Today, while preserving Russia's centuries-old musical theatre traditions, the Mikhailovsky Theatre is constantly pushing to be at the forefront of contemporary world theatre.
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Iskusstv ploshchad, d. 1, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Nevskiy
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+7 812 595-43-05
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been twice this week to the Mikhailosky theatre. We have seen Romeo and Juliet (ballet) and La Traviata. Both shows were really amateurish. We have paid a lot of money for the tickets and purchased them way in advance, and the feeling was...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

The theatre has clearly been recently modernised but with great attention to its original style. We saw a great and very moving performance of La Boheme, sung in Italian with Russian surtitles. Very young audience (by Uk standards) were highly enthusiastic. We had great seats...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

You won’t understand the essencial russian spirit, if you don’t book a ticket to admire the classical russian ballet in this ancient theatre. I saw “the nutcracker “, and I have no words to describe the beauty of this opera in this place. If you...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We watched The Nutcracker here , seating uncomfortable and not well organised as had to crane our necks to see the stage (we were back row 1st tier) and 1/4 stage restricted viewing as well. Nice performance and professional but not quite as slick as...More

2  Thank Katie K
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

I’ve read different reviews about this theatre before I booked and the reviews are spot on. It’s a small cosy fantastic theatre where you can afford brilliant seats for a brilliant play like nutcracker. It’s very clean, well organised. You can have a drink with...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

We had a thoroughly entertaining evening at the Mikhailovsky, where we saw Swan lake. The quality of the performance was very good, though not quite at the level of the Mariisnkiy. The tickets were cheap though, and the drinks not ridiculously priced like some other...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

We enjoyed this out of town troupe performing in this historic theater. Everything about the experience of watching the ballet was wonderful except the effort to get our coats after the ballet. I don't think I have ever had so many women pushing me. In...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Our hotel was able to find us some tickets to see the Swan Lake at the last minute, but the tickets were in Russian and we had no idea how to get to our seats. The staff was not that helpful and they did not...More

1  Thank Alice L
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

The Opera and tickets were in Russian. The security check at the entrance just beeps and occasionally they ask someone to show their bag. It’s important to hang your coat with the right person but difficult to know which one that is, on the up...More

Thank Katarina R
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We had never been to a ballet before, but i had always wanted too. And russia has got to be the best place to see Ballet. I booked the tickets up several months ago, and its much cheaper to book directly with the theatre than...More

2  Thank sally j
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jasonz92
February 19, 2017|
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Response from maniunchik | Reviewed this property |
I think your seats will be just fine. I personally prefer stalls circle, but i am sure you won't have any problem seeing the stage from where you are at. And of course your wife can keep her handbag. Enjoy!!! It is a... More
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vickam
November 14, 2016|
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i sat in a box with 3 others. it's a bit crowded. we didn't know the other couple, but they were nice enough to let me sit up front. there's really only enough room for 2 in front, and then 2 behind. the people that sit... More
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Smith01England
October 24, 2016|
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Response from margaritasat5 | Reviewed this property |
business casual. i wore dress slacks and a cute sweater, my husband wore dress pants with a sports coat. some women wore dressy dresses, and some men wore suits. i didn't see any jeans or other casual clothing worn by... More
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