The world premiere took place on December 21, 2012.

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes.

Partner of the premiere:





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.
Kristina Karasyova as Mama.
Andrei Sitnikov as Papa.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Artem Ovcharenko as Piggy-wiggy.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Dmitry Gudanov as Wizard (Chukovsky).
Nina Kaptsova as Fresh as a Daisy.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Yanina Parienko as Cup.
Ana Turazashvili as Candle.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Anastasia Gubanova as Kitty.
Dmitry Gudanov as Wizard (Chukovsky).
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.
Alexander Smoliyaninov as Pillow.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Moidodyr.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Alexandrova as Sponge-in-Chief.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Igor Tsvirko as Chimney-sweep.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Maria Alexandrova as Sponge-in-Chief.
Semyon Chudin as Piggy-wiggy.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Alexandrova as Sponge-in-Chief.
Yevgeny Golovin as Uncle Croc.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Artemy Belyakov as Comb.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Dmitry Dorokhov as Toothbrush.
Anastasia Vinokur as Toothpaste.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Kristina Kretova as Sponge-in-Chief.
Alexander Smoliyaninov as Generalissimo Soap.
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.
Vitaly Biktimirov as Wizard (Chukovsky).
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.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.