Stage: Hot Ticket
By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published March 28, 2002
'Sleeping Beauty' and friends
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet updates The Sleeping Beauty to include not just Princess Aurora and Prince Florimund but also Red Riding Hood, Puss 'n Boots and other fairy tale characters. Founded in 1939, the Canadian troupe tours with 32 dancers and a 16-piece orchestra to play the Tchaikovsky score.
It performs at 8 p.m. Friday at Ruth Eckerd Hall, where tickets are $32-$42. Call (727) 791-7400. Repeated at 8 p.m. Monday at Van Wezel Hall, where tickets are $35-$45. Call (941) 953-3368 or toll-free 1-800-826-9303.
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