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Sleeping Beauty

Dancing Partners: Art and Architecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There is a big difference in my mind between just an exhibition of works by great artists and an exhibition that has the courage and conviction to p...

Bourne's Sleeping Beauty Dazzles in LA

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Hoyt Hilsman

Matthew Bourne's dazzling and captivating interpretation of Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty is magnificent in every respect -- not simply the choreography, costumes and scenic design, but also Bourne's innovative and intelligent narrative.

Stage Door: Murder For Two, Sleeping Beauty

Fern Siegel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Let's give it up for two accomplished actors and pianists -- Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback -- who utilize all the conventions of a cozy malice domestic to make Murder For Two hugely farcical and fun.

Review: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty at City Center

Meghan Feeks | Posted 12.28.2013 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty, now running at New York City Center, showcases the director's twist on yet another beloved story ballet. Overall, his recipe lightens the emphasis on ballet, but ultimately pleases by adding more of a story.

Review: Ballet West - Mixed Repertory Program at the Auditorium Theatre

Catherine L. Tully | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Catherine L. Tully

As the piece unfolds, dancers pair up and present themselves to the audience in a series of dances that give the impression of the day unfolding gradually. The mood is initially light, but begins to shift as the black box starts to take the focus -- and then the ritual begins.

Sarah Lane: All American Ballerina

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 08.29.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

We didn't really talk about that noisy controversy having to do with her role as Natalie Portman's dance double in the film, Black Swan. It's something that will probably follow her for the rest of her career but it isn't something that she thinks about. Lane is always looking ahead, never back.

The Gelsey Kirkland Academy: Teaching the Art of Storytelling in Dance

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

During her dancing career Gelsey Kirkland was known for her particular ability to get to the heart of a character in the great classic story ballets. In her second career as a teacher she has combined forces with her husband and co-director, Michael "Misha" Chernov, and mime teacher Pilar Garcia.

All Hail Princess Leia

Cara McDonough | Posted 06.23.2013 | Parents
Cara McDonough

I've adapted to the presence of princesses in my life, explaining wisely to other moms, "Oh, the princess stuff? I don't mind it. It's actually kind of fun."

Joe Roth Reflects on Oz The Great and Powerful, Looks Forward to Maleficent in 2014

Jim Hill | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's every screenwriter's nightmare. To be in the office of one of Hollywood's most powerful producers, pitching all of your script ideas. Only to then have that mover-and-shaker repeatedly say "Nope. Not interested." But that's exactly what happened back in 2009 to poor Mitchell Kapner.

'The Problem With Love At First Sight'

| Posted 02.13.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Teenink.com. By globalconcepts, Blue Bell, PA Like many young, naïve youth, I spent most of ...

What Kids Can Learn From Disney's Sofia the First

Lee Allport | Posted 03.10.2013 | Parents
Lee Allport

Maybe all children, not just Princes and Princesses, could learn a thing or two from Royal Prep Academy.

'My Real-Life Sleeping Beauty'

2012-12-20 12:29:58 | Posted 12.26.2012 | Teen

This is a regular column featuring original poetry and fiction by and for teens, provided by Figment, the online community writing site for young read...

The Hybrid Halloween Witch of 2012

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Today, black magic is out, replaced by blogs and picket lines where the Halloween witch can express her complaints about social injustices without the risk of being burned at the stake.

Sleeping Beauty Is Awakened By An Unexpected Kiss

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.11.2012 | Arts

We were pretty miffed when we received a press release for Taras Polataiko's performance art piece, "Sleeping Beauties," at the National Art Museum of...

FIRST LOOK: Mulan On 'Once' Set

TVGuide.com | Posted 10.27.2012 | TV

Don't expect to see Mulan in a pretty getup when we first meet Disney's warrior princess in "Once Upon a Time's" September 30 premiere. She'll be armo...

Sleeping Beauties Wait To Be Kissed At Ukrainian Museum

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts

A group of women were slated to snooze in the central gallery of the National Art Museum of Ukraine this month, inviting worthy male suitors to try an...

The Taming of the Tutu: A Call for Restraint in Today's Ballet Stars

Risa Gary Kaplowitz | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home
Risa Gary Kaplowitz

Sadly, many ballet schools and companies do not seem to be doing enough to preserve ballet's greatest asset -- its ability to transport an audience into their world. Ballet technique that explodes with meaning instead of fireworks is vastly lacking.

Last Chance to Be Enchanted by 'Disenchanted: Bitches of the Kingdom' at Don't Tell Mama

Myra Chanin | Posted 09.17.2012 | New York
Myra Chanin

It was in the Major Cabaret Room at Don't Tell Mama that last week I stumbled into Disenchanted a.k.a. Bitches of the Kingdom, about peeved Disney princesses like Snow White, Cinderella, Belle, and Sleeping Beauty.

Captain Hook & Jack And The Beanstalk Join 'OUAT'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 07.14.2012 | TV

The stars of ABC's hit fairytale drama "Once Upon A Time" convened at Comic-Con for a panel discussion with fans on Saturday. Emilie de Ravin, Meghan ...

FIRST LOOK: Angelina Jolie In 'Maleficent'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment

Disney has released a first-look photo of Angelina Jolie in "Maleficent," and the film's star looks quite menacing. "Maleficent" tells the story o...

I'm Bringing Envy Back

Susan Celia Greenfield | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home
Susan Celia Greenfield

I have envied friends in the hospital because they are getting more love and attention than I am. I have envied those who survive hardships like poverty or their parents' alcoholism. Those who triumph over adversity have no need to feel guilty. I envy them that! It is not pretty.

Movie review: Sleeping Beauty

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Perhaps I'm not qualified to write about Sleeping Beauty, the debut film from Australian director Julia Leigh. I am, after all, a middle-aged man. An...

Sleeping Beauty, Is That You?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Here at Stylelist, there are a few things we are looking forward to: Thanksgiving (Black Friday), snow and the release of Emily Browning's "Sleeping B...

Last Tree Down: Embracing A New Treeless World

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Landscape by Stuart Hall © Stuart Hall - A future earth without trees? © J F Rauzier - Cranach's Dream - The New Garden o...

Hauntingly Beautiful

Posted 12.14.2011 | Entertainment

Fairytales are not what they used to be. If you think an armor-clad Snow White is something, hold onto your dwarfs because this latest adaptation ...