Ballet in Cinema: Sleeping Beauty

Svetlana Zaharova as Princess Aurora. Photo by Bausova.

This Sunday, Ballet in Cinema – Emerging Pictures will broadcast the Bolshoi Ballet performing Sleeping Beauty live from Moscow.  The classic ballet choreographed by Marius Petipa was revised by Yuri Grigorovich in 1973 and stars Svetlana Zakharova as Pricess Aurora and David Hallberg in his debut as Prince Désiré.  Hallberg recently departed American Ballet Theater to be the first foreign dancer invited to join the Bolshoi.

The live in HD broadcast runs 185 minutes and includes one intermission, so stock up on popcorn and settle in for good v. evil, fairies, a royal love story and wedding with your favorite storybook characters.  For local theaters and times go to:

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