The Sleeping Beauty

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York 


The timeless fairy tale of the beautiful Princess Aurora, the evil sorceress Carabosse, over a century of sleep and the awakening kiss of a handsome prince comes to life in this splendid production. Whether this ballet is your perennial favorite or a first-time discovery, The Sleeping Beauty brings together all of the appeal of classical ballet in one remarkable work, set to Tchaikovsky's ravishing score with a wealth of dazzling dance.

Kevin McKenzie, Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov, after Marius Petipa
Music by: Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Set by: Tony Walton
Costumes by: Willa Kim, with Additional Designs by Holly Hynes
Lighting by: Richard Pilbrow and Dawn Chiang


Xiomara Reyes in The Sleeping Beauty.
Photo: Gene Schiavone.