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Bolshoi Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

January 22, 2017
12:55 PM
Presented by: Jane Pickens Theater
Location: Jane Pickens Theater
49 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840

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On her 16th birthday, a curse by the evil Carabosse causes the beautiful Princess Aurora to fall into a deep slumber for 100 years. Only the kiss of a prince could awaken her...

In this resplendent and magical classic, the Bolshoi dancers take us on a dream-like journey through this classic fairytale complete with jewel fairies, a magical kingdom, a youthful princess and a handsome prince in this purest style of classical ballet. The Bolshoi’s sumptuous staging with its luxurious sets and costumes gives life to Perrault’s fairy tale unlike any other. A must-see! 

Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa (after Charles Perrault) Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Bolshoi Ballet: Sleeping Beauty