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Great Performances

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues.

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Sat., August 29, 2015
1:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty  

Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty" ballet, about a young woman (Hannah Vassallo) who endures a decades-long slumber, is given a Gothic spin by choreographer Matthew Bourne, who also starts the story in 1890 and has it span the 20th century.