Bolshoi's Sleeping Beauty to be showed in movie theaters of 50 countries

The first live broadcast this year will start at 6 p.m. Moscow time

The Sleeping Beauty ballet of Pyotr Tchaikovsky with choreography by Yuri Grigorovich will be broadcast on Jan. 22 from the Bolshoi Theater in movie theaters of 50 countries of the world, press service of the theater told TASS.

The Bolshoi Theater will make the first live broadcast this year starting at 6 p.m. Moscow time in cooperation with Pathe Live and Bel Air Media, the theater’s press service said. CoolConnections became the exclusive distributor of broadcasts in Russia, it added. Over a thousand of movie theaters in 50 countries of the world will participate in live broadcasts and reruns, including over 40 movie theaters in more than 30 Russian cities.

The Sleeping Beauty ballet by Marius Petipa will be broadcast with prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theater Olga Smirnova starring as Princess Aurora and principal dancer Semyon Chudin as Prince Desire.

Source: TASS

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