English National Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty
Please note that performances on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th January 2013 will proceed as scheduled. Please allow extra time to arrive as there may be delays on the roads and public transport.
★★★★ "... no brighter plum has appeared for years than Kenneth MacMillan’s The Sleeping Beauty. What a triumph. Millions of steps, hundreds of costumes, dozens of dancers and a symphony orchestra"
"...ravishing... extra helpings of glitter."
★★★★ "...both lovely and durable - a staging of Sleeping Beauty so appealing it should keep for another 20 years... English National Ballet have a production to inspire not one but two generations"
The Sleeping Beauty reawakens the magic of the world’s favourite fairy tale in an enchanted world of castles and curses, forests and fairies.
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, Princess Aurora lived in an enchanted castle where fairies bestowed her with gifts of beauty, temperament, purity, joy, wit and generosity. The wicked Fairy Carabosse put a curse on Aurora; to prick her finger and die on her 16th birthday.
The beautiful and kind Lilac Fairy cast a spell to counter the curse so that instead of dying Aurora fell asleep for a hundred years. Only the touch of true love’s kiss could awaken her and undo the evil spell...
Kenneth MacMillan’s production of the popular classic is the perfect way bring some sparkle into your New Year. The Sleeping Beauty features some of Tchaikovsky’s best-loved ballet music ever, including the Rose Adagio and the music used as Once Upon a Dream in Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.
There is a family friendly performance, where under 5s are welcome, on 15 January at 2.30pm.
Online booking fee £1.75 per transaction. Telephone and postal booking fee £3.50 per transaction. No fee when booking in person at the Box Office.
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