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Performance

The Sleeping Beauty

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Scene from The Sleeping Beauty. Photo: Gene Schiavone.

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 lavish costumes and magnificent storybook sets, this retelling of the beautiful Princess Aurora, the evil sorceress Carabosse, and the handsome prince and his magical kiss is certain to cast a spell on your heart and spark your imagination.