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Performance

The Sleeping Beauty

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

The Sleeping Beauty


Choreography by Marius Petipa
Staging and Additional Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Assisted by Tatiana Ratmansky
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Scenery and Costumes by Richard Hudson
Inspired by Léon Bakst
Lighting by James F. Ingalls


Running Time: 178 minutes

Alexei Ratmansky’s inspired reconstruction of this classic ballet awakens the timeless story of love triumphing over evil. Featuring 400 lavish costumes, 210 intricate wigs, and magnificent storybook sets, the beloved tale of the beautiful Princess Aurora, the evil sorceress Carabosse, and the magical kiss of a handsome prince is certain to cast a spell on your heart and to spark your imagination.