3 million rubles for a ticket to the theatre. Specifically, this amount is comparable to the price of the selected vehicle, paid an avid theatre-goers the opportunity to see the Christmas ballet "the Nutcracker" at the Bolshoi theatre.
Such astronomical price tags exhibited some Internet sites on ticket sales. And the buyers were. Well, at the moment, the simple view dealers inflate the cost several times without problems with sales. So, while the official price at the box office theatre 2 thousand rubles they, without batting an eye, assign a value of 15 thousand.. And if you really want to go for the coveted performance, but do not want to stand in mile-long queues or simply do not have time, you will have to pay off.
"The most expensive ticket on presentation of "the Nutcracker" on December 31 at 18 hours was worth to 18 thousand.. But this is the only play. And then 12 thousand and below 10 thousand and below. Cost 6 thousand and below sold about 60% of the tickets," says Vladimir urin, the General Director of the State Academic Bolshoi theatre. However, on the Internet quite different values. Giselle, 6 March. 7 series - 19 thousand, 6-th - 25 th.. But even this is not the limit.
The head of the capital's theatres have no doubt - if visitors are willing to pay the same amount for a ticket to the theatre, speculators will be data to use. "Cost gives rise to balance supply and demand. If there are people who are ready for 40 thousand tickets, then that's their real value. And theatres artificially keep this tariff increase," she Ara Karapetyan, Director General of the Moscow academic Musical theatre. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko.
However the CEO of a Large assures that increase the cost of tickets in the theater will not be. "We understand that we still have cultural and social function. We are a theatre, which is funded by the state. Western theatres when there is a demand, increase the cost. We do not have the law," quoting Urine "News". However legislative leverage to the dealers in Russia. The maximum that can theatres to apply to the Tribunal for the introduction of their brand on the Internet when selling tickets in advance for increased tariffs.
The biggest box office speculators are doing on subsidized tickets. Bought for $ 100, sell for thousands. However in the Large in the foreseeable future will seem a new document giving the right to benefits will be required to show not only in cash, but at the entrance to the theatre on the day of presentation.