Metropolitan Ballet presents "Sleeping Beauty"

Auditorium at Hopkins High School

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Beloved ballet by Tchaikovsky retells the traditional fairytale using choreography adapted from legendary ballet master Petipa

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A ballerina must practice for hundreds of hours in order to perfect her movements, much as a geneticist must create hundreds of abominations before perfecting a clone of his childhood cat. Watch the effort pay off with this GrouponLive deal to see the Metropolitan Ballet presents Sleeping Beauty at the Hopkins High School Auditorium in Minnetonka. Choose between the following seating options:

  • For $19, you get one ticket for main-floor-side, main-floor-rear, or balcony-rear seating (up to a $43 value, including all fees).
  • For $29, you get one ticket for main-floor or balcony-front-center seating (up to a $64 value, including all fees).<p>

For each option, choose from the following performances:

  • Saturday, April 6, at 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 7, at 3 p.m.<p>

Doors open one hour before showtime.<p>

Written by Tchaikovsky in 1889, Sleeping Beauty has stood as one of ballet’s most beloved pieces since its glowing debut at St. Petersburg’s Imperial Maryinsky Theatre. The traditional tale of a princess cursed to sleep for 100 years by a malevolent fairy comes alive with choreography adapted from legendary ballet master Marius Petipa, whose powerful and technically dazzling choreography has remained the standard for more than a century. Notable moments include the third act wedding between the awoken princess and her valiant suitor, featuring dances by such fairytale stalwarts as Puss-in-Boots, Little Red Riding-Hood, and Cinderella. <p>

Written with fervor after the lukewarm reception of his Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky’s score is best known for its use in Walt Disney’s 1958 adaptation of the tale. Taking full advantage of his evocative melodic powers, Tchaikovsky opens the ballet with a thunderous introduction that features whirling strings blasting in syncopated rhythms while trumpet fanfares blare through the auditorium, letting monarchs waiting in the wings know it’s time to take their seat. Finally, the explosive energy gives way to tinkling harp and a delicate woodwind melody that segues into the show’s idyllic beginning.

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    Auditorium at Hopkins High School

    2400 Lindbergh Dr.

    Minnetonka, MN 55305


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