The world premiere took place on February 20, 1975 at the Bolshoi Theatre.
Revival — November 8, 2012.

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes.

Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor — NESTLÉ.

Libretto by Yuri Grigorovich

Choreographer: Yuri Grigorovich
Sets and costumes: Simon Virsaladze
Music Director: Vassily Sinaisky
Lighting Designer: Mikhail Sokolov

Designers of scenery revival
: Natalia Pavlova, Mikhail Sapozhnikov
Designer of costumes revival: Elena Merkurova

Music:
excerpts from music to the film Ivan the Terrible, Russian Overture, cantata Alexander Nevsky, The Third Symphony
Mikhail Chulaki’s version and additional music excerpts
Yuri Baranov as Prince Kurbsky.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Ivan IV.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anna Nikulina as Anastasia.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Olga Smirnova as Anastasia.
Vladislav Lantratov as Ivan IV.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Denis Rodkin as Prince Kurbsky.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Artem Ovcharenko as Prince Kurbsky.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Vladislav Lantratov as Ivan IV.
Olga Smirnova as Anastasia.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Vinogradova as Anastasia.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Ivan IV.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Ivan IV.
Alexei Loparevich as Boyar.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Ivan IV.
Maria Vinogradova as Anastasia.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Nina Kaptsova as Anastasia.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Anna Nikulina as Anastasia.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Alexander Volchkov as Ivan IV.
Nina Kaptsova as Anastasia.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Alexander Volchkov as Ivan IV.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.