Generations of ballet lovers have been captivated by this timeless fairy tale about a beautiful princess waiting in slumber, a vengeful sorceress, and a wicked curse that can only be broken by a true love’s kiss. The Sleeping Beauty is the crown jewel of Marius Petipa’s brilliant career. Performed to Tchaikovsky’s majestic score – which he regarded as one of his finest compositions – this lavish theatrical production with resplendent costumes and sets, is often considered the finest achievement of all of classical ballet. This elite ballet company, founded in 1989 by legendary Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Sergei Radchenko, is dedicated to staging new productions of the classics in the grand tradition of Russian ballet. “The dancers of the Moscow Festival Ballet spoke to the soul through the body.” (Post and Courier) Don’t miss the opportunity to share this extraordinary ballet with your friends and family.