'Has no equal in the ballet world today' The Stage ★★★★

Birmingham Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

With live music from the acclaimed Royal Ballet Sinfonia,The Sleeping Beauty is an enchanting experience for all the family.
  • Venue: The Lyric Theatre

This performance is:

  • Ballet
  • Family
  • Good for children
  • Magical
The curse of a wicked fairy, one touch of a spindle, and a beautiful princess falls into a deep, enchanted sleep which can only be broken by a kiss from a prince. 
The Sleeping Beauty is transformed into one of the grandest ballets ever created, with a classical score by Tchaikovsky and original choreography by Marius Petipa

Enter the opulent world of Imperial Russian ballet, with its marvelous mixture of virtuoso dance, fairy tale characters and dazzling spectacle that has delighted audiences for over a hundred years. With live music from the acclaimed Royal Ballet Sinfonia,The Sleeping Beauty is an enchanting experience for all the family. 

Additional Information

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First Steps | Fri 2 March, 1pm

Pre-Show Talk | Fri 2 March, 6.30pm

Company Class On Stage | Sat 3 March, 11.15am

Audience Open Day | Sat 3 March, 12pm

Running times: 2 hours 55 minutes


Accessible performance info 


Audio described performance: Sat 3 March, 2pm. 

To book accessible tickets please call 0161 876 2183 or set up an online booking account by emailing boxofficeadmin@thelowry.com


Groups Discount 

£2.50 OFF, 1 in 10 FREE (Wed & Thu)
Call the groups line on 0843 208 6003 for more information. 
Open Mon to Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm.



'Matchless' THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 
'The grandest ballet in the repertory... Birmingham Royal Ballet's production remains the most magical I have seen' THE GUARDIAN 
'Has no equal in the ballet world today' THE STAGE

★★★★ 
'Spectacular' THE TIMES

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