The Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Stage on Screen is The Roxy’s ongoing series of the world’s greatest contemporary theatrical performances, from the Metropolitan Opera to London’s National Theatre to the Bolshoi Ballet and beyond, projected on the big screen.


On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph).




The Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty



Screening Times

Film Info

Yuri Grigorovich, Russia, 170 minutes, PG

Genre: Fairy Tale
Cast Members: Olga Smirnova, Semyon Chudin, Alexei Loparevich
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky