New Stage

The world premiere took place on December 21, 2012.

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes.


Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor — NESTLÉ.

Libretto by Yuri Smekalov after the tale of the same name by Kornei Chukovsky

Choreographer: Yuri Smekalov
Sets and Costumes Designer: Andrei Sevbo
Music Director: Alexei Bogorad
Lighting Designer: Sergei Shevchenko

The ballet was written by Efrem Podgaits for a contest for the best music piece for children, held by the Bolshoi Theatre and the Union of Theater Workers, RF.
Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.<br/> Kristina Karasyova as Mama.<br/> Andrei Sitnikov as Papa.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.
Kristina Karasyova as Mama.
Andrei Sitnikov as Papa.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Artem Ovcharenko as Piggy-wiggy.<br/> Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Artem Ovcharenko as Piggy-wiggy.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Dmitry Gudanov as Wizard (Chukovsky).<br/> Nina Kaptsova as Fresh as a Daisy.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Dmitry Gudanov as Wizard (Chukovsky).
Nina Kaptsova as Fresh as a Daisy.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Yanina Parienko as Cup.<br/>Ana Turazashvili as Candle.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Yanina Parienko as Cup.
Ana Turazashvili as Candle.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Anastasia Gubanova as Kitty.<br/>Dmitry Gudanov as Wizard (Chukovsky).<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anastasia Gubanova as Kitty.
Dmitry Gudanov as Wizard (Chukovsky).
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.<br/>Alexander Smoliyaninov as Pillow.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.
Alexander Smoliyaninov as Pillow.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
A scene from the performance.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Moidodyr.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Moidodyr.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Alexandrova as Sponge-in-Chief.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Alexandrova as Sponge-in-Chief.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Igor Tsvirko as Chimney-sweep.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Igor Tsvirko as Chimney-sweep.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Maria Alexandrova as Sponge-in-Chief.<br/> Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Alexandrova as Sponge-in-Chief.
Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Alexandrova as Sponge-in-Chief.<br/>Yevgeny Golovin as Uncle Croc.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Alexandrova as Sponge-in-Chief.
Yevgeny Golovin as Uncle Croc.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Artemy Belyakov as Comb.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Artemy Belyakov as Comb.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Dmitry Dorokhov as Toothbrush.<br/>Anastasia Vinokur as Toothpaste.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Dmitry Dorokhov as Toothbrush.
Anastasia Vinokur as Toothpaste.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Kristina Kretova as Sponge-in-Chief.<br/>Alexander Smoliyaninov as Generalissimo Soap.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Kristina Kretova as Sponge-in-Chief.
Alexander Smoliyaninov as Generalissimo Soap.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Kristina Kretova as Sponge-in-Chief.<br/>Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Kristina Kretova as Sponge-in-Chief.
Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
 Anastasia Stashkevich as Fresh as a Daisy.<br/>Vitaly Biktimirov as Wizard (Chukovsky).<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anastasia Stashkevich as Fresh as a Daisy.
Vitaly Biktimirov as Wizard (Chukovsky).
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Daria Khokhlova as Fresh as a Daisy.<br/>Artem Ovcharenko as Piggy-wiggy.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Daria Khokhlova as Fresh as a Daisy.
Artem Ovcharenko as Piggy-wiggy.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.