This upcoming performance of Sleeping Beauty is sure to be a dream!
Patriots Theater at the War Memorial recently announced that the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine will be bringing their production of “Sleeping Beauty” to Trenton. The production of this beloved ballet will be held on Thursday, December 15th at 7 pm. Patriots Theater is located at 1 Memorial Dr. in Downtown Trenton. With an enchanting set, brilliant choreography, and world-class dancers, the performance is sure to be a fairytale evening for the entire family. Ticket prices vary depending on seating location, ranging from the following pricing:
- Adults: $35-75
- Child: $31.50-67.50
- Senior: $31.50-67.50
- Students: $31.50-67.50
- Groups: $31.50-67.50 (10% off available for groups of 10+)
You can purchase your tickets online here: Tickets – Sleeping Beauty
The performance is presented by the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, a collective of some of the finest ballet artists in the world. The company is recognized as one of the most prestigious classical ballet institutions in Ukraine. Boasting an expansive repertoire, the company tasks itself with preserving and honoring the tradition of Ukrainian dance. Many of the dancers affiliated with the State Ballet Theatre have gone on to be soloists in some of the finest international companies in the world. The company brings first-class to performances to theaters throughout the United States and Canada each year to give audiences access to some of the finest artists in their craft.
“Sleeping Beauty”, composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, follows the story of Princess Aurora on her journey to true love. On her 16th birthday, Aurora is cursed by the evil fairy Carabosse. With the single prick of her finger, Aurora is cursed to 100 years of sleep. The only anecdote to this slumber is a kiss from the prince, her one true love. According to the Guardian, the production is “a master class in classical style with some of the most delightful steps in the 19th-century repertoire.” With Tchaikovsky’s memorable melodies, intricate costumes by Konstantin Pinchuk, and exceptional dancers, the performance is certain to be a cherished memory for all who attend.
The performance will be held at the historic Patriots Theater at the War Memorial. Built in 1932, the War Memorial has served as a place of community for the last several decades. The War Memorial houses Patriots Theater, a 1,807-seat theater that’s seen a variety of performances and assemblies over the years. The historic venue will serve as a stunning backdrop, setting the scene for a magical evening to come.
This stunning performance is one night only, so be sure to get your hands tickets as soon as possible. If you have any questions leading up to the show, please contact the Patriots Theater team at (609) 984-8484 for additional details. Although Aurora might be a “Sleeping Beauty”, this performance is certain to awaken the magic in you.