The Sleeping Beauty

Oct 24 - Oct 26, 2014
With the PBT Orchestra
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

Awaken the senses with the fairytale splendor of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s The Sleeping Beauty. Resting at the pinnacle of classical ballet, good conquers evil in the beloved story of Princess Aurora’s enchanted slumber. Set to one of Tchaikovsky’s most celebrated scores, The Sleeping Beauty’s legendary Rose Adagio scene ranks among the most spellbinding sequences in classical ballet. 


LEARN MORE: Learn more about The Sleeping Beauty by downloading the audience production guide here or visiting its repertoire page here


VIEW CASTING: View casting for The Sleeping Beauty here



Prologue and Act I — 65 minutes
Intermission — 20 minutes
Act II & Act III — 65 minutes


All educational events are free and open to performance patrons. 

Oct. 24, at 10:30 PM - Benedum Center
Post-show discussion with Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr & PBT artists

*Family Pointe: “Magical Monsters and Fanciful Fairies”
Oct. 25, at 1 PM - Benedum Center
An entertaining pre-show discussion and demonstration

*Insights: “The Pinnacle of Classical Ballet: The Role of Princess Aurora”
Oct. 25, at 7 PM - Benedum Center
A pre-show discussion with Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr and former PBT Principal Dancer Erin Halloran

Barre None After Party
Oct. 25, at 10:30 PM
Complimentary lite bites and drink specials at Sharp Edge Bistro on Penn Ave.

Talks with Terry
Oct. 26, at 1 PM - Benedum Center
A pre-show opportunity to view the company’s onstage warmup class & hear the artistic director’s perspective 

Audio-Described Performance & Sensory Seminar 
Oct. 26, at 2 PM - Benedum Center
Join us for a Sensory Seminar at 12:30 PM, then listen to a live narration of the ballet. (Headsets available at the Guest Services Center with photo ID.)

For more information about PBT's accessibility services, please call 412-454-9105 or click here

 *RSVPs suggested. Please email or call 412-454-9109.