Last year, they brought us "Swan Lake." Now the State Ballet Theatre of Russia returns with Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty" at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Savannah Civic Center's Johnny Mercer Theatre.

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia was founded by Maya Plisetskaya, legendary dancer and former Prima Ballerina of The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet. It is now under the direction of award-winning dancer and Moiseyev dance company soloist Nikolay Anokhin.

This full-scale production will feature 50 of Russia's most talented dancers, intricate set designs and colorful costumes. The fairytale performance is family-friendly.


What: State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents "Sleeping Beauty"

When: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6

Where: Johnny Mercer Theatre, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.

Cost: $28-$58

Info:, 912-651-6550