Moscow Festival Ballet

Moscow Festival Ballet (Promotional Photo / March 28, 2012)

This isn't just a kids' version of Sleeping Beauty — this is a real-deal, full-length ballet in three acts that premiered in 1890 in St. Petersburg, Russia, with music by Tchaikovsky and choreography by Marius Petipa. It's being presented by The Moscow Festival Ballet, a company that can do justice to Russian classics, and it's thought to be Petipa's materpiece. Let's test those attention spans, shall we?

 

The Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield. Fri., March 30, 8 p.m. $35-$45. (203) 254-4010, quickcenter.com.

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