Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty (adv. 12A) Stalls seats

Hebden Bridge Picture House, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8AD
Thu 16th January 2020

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

Approximate running time: about 3 hours

Choreography
Marius Petipa
Music Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Additional choreography
Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell, Christopher Wheeldon
Production Monica Mason and Christopher Newton
after Ninette de Valois and Nicholas Sergeyev
Original designs Oliver Messel
Additional designs Peter Farmer
Lighting designer Mark Jonathan
Conductor Simon Hewett

This production of The Sleeping Beauty has been delighting audiences in Covent Garden since 1946. A classic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world-class company. Sixty years later, in 2006, the original staging was revived, returning Oliver Messel’s wonderful designs and glittering costumes to the stage. Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score and Marius Petipa’s original choreography beautifully combine with sections created for The Royal Ballet by Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell and Christopher Wheeldon. This ballet is sure to cast its spell over anyone who sees it.

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