>>>Raising the Barre Series Russian National Ballet: “The Sleeping Beauty” Family Friendly Time
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March 18, 2020 • 7:00 pm

Merrill Auditorium, Portland

Wednesday, March 18 •  7pm


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Raise the Barre Series

One of the most famous works of the classical ballet repertoire, The Sleeping Beauty is a sumptuous delight for all ages. Artistic Director Elena Radchenko – a legendary dancer of the Bolshoi – and her Russian National Ballet bring the timeless fairy tale to life with a company of 50 set against ornate sets, gorgeous costumes and of course, Tchaikovsky’s iconic score. The Sleeping Beauty is a supreme demonstration of what classical Russian ballet is known for: steely pointe work, sharply accented spinning turns, soaring leaps, high extensions and daring lifts.


“The Russian National Ballet… is a cut above.” – Washington Post


Merrill Auditorium, Portland
20 Myrtle Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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A beautifully restored 1,900-seat performance venue, this majestic hall is one of the gems of Portland’s downtown Arts District and is located near many excellent restaurants.

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Parking: Parking is available for a nominal fee at “Central Parking Services” on the corner of Congress and Pearl Streets (this lot offers some accessible parking spaces) and at the “Top of the Old Port” on Pearl Street (off of Congress).