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Sleeping Beauty

The Kennedy Center - Opera House (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

150 ratings
4.7 average rating
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13 reviews
18 stars
attended Nov 12 2013

it is really a magical performance. The choreography and staging is fantastic. the female lead was wonderful. Didn't want it to end

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12 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 13 2013

Excellent show. Emotional and entertaining the whole way through. The conceit is a little odd, but it isn't a main feature of the ballet, and ultimately it works. The... continued

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11 reviews
10 stars
attended Nov 15 2013

Great performance and great seats. I loved the baby puppet of Aurora ..this was a show stopper.

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11 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 13 2013

If you aren't already familiar with Matthew Bourne's adaptations, then this would be a bit of a shock for you. The costumes were so lush and full. The dancing was... continued

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10 reviews
46 stars
attended Nov 12 2013

It was a different, interesting, creative rendition of sleeping beauty. The first half of the performance had the dancers in black leggings and that really distracted... continued

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10 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

LOVED the ballet!! Everything was out of a fairytale... the decor, the dances, the make up.... beautiful!!

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 15 2013

Everything about Sleeping Beauty was magnificent. The sets, the dancers, costumes. Unique and stimulating. I plan to see everything by Matthew Bourne in the future!!!!

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8 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 12 2013

Not your mother's Sleeping Beauty. It really is a gothic ballet. Great sets, very athletic dancing, the story moves quickly and dramatically. The puppeteers were... continued

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8 reviews
8 stars
attended Nov 14 2013

Performance was unlike anything I had ever seen. The lead dancer was magnificent and the staging was gorgeous. My husband loved it. Not a classic ballet, but more like a combination of ballet, modern and broadway dance. Go if you have a chance!

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 15 2013

An amazing dance experience, updated for a modern audience, with great appeal for youngers audiences, while still keeping the older folks like me enthralled.

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 15 2013

Enchanting, magical, perfection! Everything was beautiful at the ballet!

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7 reviews
13 stars
attended Nov 12 2013

Fair warning: purists may be dismayed by the liberties taken by this production, at least judging by the response of the woman sitting behind me who spent the... continued

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7 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

This ballet was one of the best full-length ballets I have ever seen. Our seats were excellent, we picked up our tickets at the box office beforehand with no difficulty,... continued

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7 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 14 2013

Wonderful costumes, great dancing and coreography but the story itself was very particular.. I wouldn't recommend it for children.. It was my first time that no initial... continued

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6 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

Beautiful set, wonderful music, amazing dancing. I wasn't too thrilled about putting "gothic" into this fairy tale. Did we really need a vampire to make the story... continued

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 14 2013

Seats were best yet for a Goldstar purchase. Event was good - sets spectacular, lighting amazing, dancing very very good. But the story and dancers failed to connect on... continued

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6 reviews
14 stars
attended Nov 13 2013

Time to turn in my goth card. This show was lame. I would love to have seen the puppeteers' talents put to better use. Making a fake baby crawl around and up a curtain... continued

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6 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 17 2013

Wonderful performance, enjoyed every minute of it!
Our seats were great and the price was right.

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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 12 2013

absolutely fabulous show!! highly recommend

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5 reviews
7 stars