Casting is out for ABT’s premier of Ratmansky’s Sleeping Beauty at Segerstrom Center in Orange County, California, March 3-8. Sets and costumes are by Tony Award-winning designer Richard Hudson. This version of Sleeping Beauty is ABT’s fourth production of the ballet and Ratmansky’s eleventh work for ABT.
Wed, March 4: Murphy/Whiteside
Thu, March 5: Seo/Stearns
Fri, March 6: Herrera/TBA
Sat, March 7 Matinee: Bolyston/Gorak
Sat, March 7 Evening: Vishneva/Gomes
Sun, March 8 Matinee: Heo/Stearns
Sun, March 8 Evening: Murphy/Whiteside
The production will run at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York from June 8-13 and will be the highlight of ABT’s 75 anniversary year. The New York casting has the same dancer pairings above plus Natalia Osipova and David Hallberg, and Sarah Lane and Herman Cornejo. Roberto Bolle will dance with Paloma Herrera in her final performance on June 8. Tickets at the Segerstrom Center go on sale tomorrow.