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St. Petersburg State Theater of The Musical Comedy

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Good - but a couple of hiccoughs!

The place itself is a actually a nice theatre - don't mind the name, this place is quaint, intimate... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
johndp86
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Magnificent show from woeld class actors. Good acustics and nice stylish place. I recomment to... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Tero K
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New theatre was opened on 18th of December 1910 and named «Palas-theatre», here were performed operettas with participation of best actors of the capital: M. Rahmanova, V. Kavetzkaya, E. Zbrozhek-Pashkovskaya, A. Bragina, M. Rostovtzeva, U...more
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Well, actually I enjoyed watching swan lake at this theater but honestly the orchestra was a great deal better than the ballerinas.

2  Thank faryafary
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The place itself is a actually a nice theatre - don't mind the name, this place is quaint, intimate and was good for the ballet. Be careful booking tickets through online agencies (we used billeur.ru) and they were good, however I am pretty sure that...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Magnificent show from woeld class actors. Good acustics and nice stylish place. I recomment to everyone

Thank Tero K
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A trip to Russia would not be complete without a visit to the ballet...my husband even enjoyed it!! It truly was a experience, the beautiful theatre in all its grandure and the very talented dancers made it a memorable evening. I should add that we...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I am not a Ballet lover , however had to go to see Swan Lake while in St Petersburg. When in Russia it's a must to go to see the Ballet at least the once. Totally worth the effort, the dancers were outstanding,also a live...More

Thank PNEPete
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A beautifully done program with tremendous production values AND a live orchestra. Probably one of the best values in the city. You cannot go to Russia without seeing a ballet!

1  Thank TimeTraveler0123_10
Reviewed 5 August 2016

It was a small theater. The performance was great, started on time, the orchestra played wonderfully.

Thank zahrashakeri1370
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We were on a Baltic cruise and during our 2 days in St Petersburg saw Swan Lake at the Palace Theatre on the first evening. Lovely auditorium, we were lucky enough to have a box. Decor throughout we thought was very nice. Thoroughly enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Jean L
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We have just returned from St Petersburg having seen Swan Lake at the Theatre of Musical Comedy, the only one which fitted into our schedule. The theatre was half empty adding little to the overall atmosphere and it appeared that it was just for tourists...More

7  Thank Carol P
Reviewed 10 November 2012

This theatre was a 5 minute walk from our hotel (Grand Hotel Europe) and the only running ballet company at the time. It seems that all others were on vacation. The inside of the theatre is pretty, not too fancy. We saw Swan Lake and...More

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