State Ballet Theater of Russia's SLEEPING BEAUTY Comes to CCA, 1/28

State Ballet Theater of Russia's SLEEPING BEAUTY Comes to CCA, 1/28

The State Ballet Theater of Russia returns to the Capitol Center for the Arts (COncord, NH) at 3PM on Sunday, January 28, 2018 with its production of Tchaikovsky's classic"Sleeping Beauty", as choreographed by Marius Petipa.

Founded by legendary dancer and former Prima Ballerina of The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet, Maya Plissetskaya, The State Ballet Theatre of Russia, now under the direction of award-winning dancer and Moiseyev dance company soloist Nikolay Anokhin. The production of one of the greatest classical ballets of all time features detailed sets and costumes, along with authentic Russian choreography.

Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky completed work on the score for "Sleeping Beauty" in 1889. It was the second of his three ballets, the first of which was "Swan Lake," composed in 1876. He was commissioned by the director of Russia's Imperial Theatre to create the score for his third ballet, "The Nutcracker," following the success of "Sleeping Beauty."

Tchaikovsky based his ballet on The Brothers Grimm's version of Charles Perrault's "La Belle au bois dormant." "Sleeping Beauty" received its premiere on Jan. 15, 1890, at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg. Today, it stands as one of the world's most beloved and oft-performed ballets.

Tickets for the January 28 performance are currently on sale starting at $20, plus any applicable fees for phone/Internet sales. They may be ordered by calling the Capitol Center for the Arts at (603) 225-1111 or online at www.ccanh.com. Tickets may also obtained at the CCA's box office at 44 South Main St., Concord, NH, which is openMonday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 11AM to 6PM and Saturdays from 11AM to 2PM.

About the Capitol Center for the Arts

The award-winning Capitol Center for the Arts (www.ccanh.com) inspires, educates, and entertains audiences by providing a quality venue for the performing arts as well as a wide range of professional-level, artistically-significant presentations. The Center is conveniently located off Rt. 93 in downtown Concord, New Hampshire and is close to several quality restaurants, shopping boutiques, and other area attractions. The facility first opened in 1927 as the Capitol Theatre, a prime stop on the Vaudeville circuit; it later became Concord's premier movie house and concert hall. After closing in 1989, it underwent a multi-million dollar renovation / modernization and reopened in 1995 as the Capitol Center for the Arts. Today, the Capitol Center is home to the 1304-seat Chubb Theatre, the Spotlight Café, The Governor's Hall ballroom, and the Kimball House, a Victorian mansion.



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