Sleeping Beauty


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Sleeping Beauty

sleeps for 100 years. [Fr. Fairy Tale, The Sleeping Beauty]

Sleeping Beauty

enchanted heroine awakened from century of slumber by prince’s kiss. [Fairy Tale: Brewer Dictionary, 1011]
See: Sleep
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The Sleeping Beauty is then woken from her sleep after being kissed by a prince, who discovers her in the castle.
The cast includes Trudy Scrumptious (aka Gordon Crawford) as Nanny Magee, Jolene O'Hara as Sleeping Beauty and Gavin Peden as The Prince.
Unlike the Monty Hall Problem, the Sleeping Beauty Problem remains controversial.
With gorgeous costumes, cleverly arranged music and stunning dancing, Sleeping Beauty is a feast for the senses.
The Sleeping Beauty Transposon System was invented in the lab of Perry Hackett, Ph.
I guess I know if it's called Sleeping Beauty, and if it's music by Tchaikovsky, that does draw a lot more people in than a show that isn't
As well as the full Company and Orchestra of the Russian National Ballet - which is also staging Sleeping Beauty - the festival will feature dancers from the Russian State Ballet and Orchestra of Siberia, who are performing perennial favourite Swan Lake.
It was also good to see humour injected into a scene involving the Prince and Sleeping Beauty, and it all added up to a production which left young and old alike wanting more.
But in the world of dance this production of The Sleeping Beauty by Peter Wright for Birmingham Royal Ballet with sublime designs by Philip Prowse is a dream which has stayed foremost in my memory since the day I first reviewed it over twenty years ago.
Sleeping Beauty completes Matthew's Tchaikovsky trio which has seen him enjoy international success with Nutcracker
Playing the wicked witch, Carabosse, in Darlington Civic Theatre's pantomime, Sleeping Beauty, Linda looks forward to listening from her dressing room.
As with the Sleeping Beauty of mythic lore, the next best thing to killing someone as a testament to their beauty is to put them to sleep.