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The Sleeping Beauty – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Version and Direction: Victor Smirnov-Golovanov Artistic Director: Ludmila Nerubashenko Choreographer: Marius Petipa Reviewer: Janet Jepson There is a certain magic in the air when a ballet is performed, and an evening at the ballet seems to hark back to that previous era of classic theatrical opulence and privilege. To properly partake in the experience, one feels ...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty – The Lowry, Salford

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreographer: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Peter Wright Company: Birmingham Royal Ballet Reviewer: Tate James Opulence abounds in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s dreamy production of The Sleeping Beauty. This most classic fairytale is more beautiful than ever in Peter Wright’s iconic production, and seems to have lost none of its magic since its premiere in 1984. There isn’t ...

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Sleeping Beauty: The Russian National Ballet – Theatre Royal Brighton

Music: Tchaikovsky Reviewer: Steve Turner Founded in the late 1980’s the Russian National Ballet is dedicated to upholding the great tradition of ballet from Russia and is currently touring three of the most famous works scored by Tchaikovsky. The audience is privileged to witness a quite wonderful performance of the Sleeping Beauty. While not having a score that is quite ...

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The Sleeping Beauty – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Director: David Bintley CBE Choreography: Marius Petipa &Peter Wright Reviewer: Joseph Leigh [Rating:4] Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty is a triumphant spectacle that offers a feast for the senses. From the moment the curtain goes up the audience is presented with a breath-taking scene of royal opulence and splendour, and The Sleeping Beauty maintains this ...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Director: David Bintley Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Marius Petipa, Peter Wright Production: Peter Wright Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4.5] The Sleeping Beauty is a landmark among the surviving greats of classical ballet. Based on the classic and familiar Charles Perrault fairytale with added Russian flavour, it marks the perfect marriage of narrative, choreography and music and stands as the ...

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Sleeping Beauty On Ice – Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Music: Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky Directors: Tony Mercer Reviewer: Claire McAllister [Rating:5] Once upon a time, fairy tales were the source of entertainment for children and adults alike. The Imperial Ice Stars recapture the communal essence of the fairy tale to appeal to a broad audience with Sleeping Beauty on Ice. The classic fairy tale, The Sleeping Beauty, is transformed into ...

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ENB: The Sleeping Beauty– Opera House, Manchester

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan after Marius Petipa Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:5] The Sleeping Beauty is undeniably one of the great cornerstones of classical ballet. Kenneth MacMillan’s version, created twenty-five years ago and lovingly reproduced by the English National Ballet here, is a tribute not only to MacMillan’s personal ballet history but to British versions of the ballet ...

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