Everything you love about Sleeping Beauty has been reworked and updated for the 21st century! Acclaimed British choreographer Matthew Hart brings a world premiere to Charlotte with this “fairy-tailored” version that stays true to its beloved, classical choreography with lavish sets and costumes by designer Peter Docherty. This new classic is perfect for first-time ballet-goers.
In the spirit of British pantomime, this production features an on-stage Narrator to help guide viewers through the performance and encourage audience participation—it’s perfect for the entire family! Complete with glittering tutus, dazzling tiaras and captivating spells, Sleeping Beauty – A Fairy Tailored Classic tells the gorgeous tale of Princess Aurora, her prince and the effervescent fairies set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score.
NOTE: This performance has been reduced from the original 3+ hour length with a run time closer to 2 hours, including intermission. The matinee performances feature children’s activities in the lobby beginning one hour before curtain. This show is the perfect introduction to ballet and is sure to leave audiences enchanted!