Sleeping Beauty

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May 9. It’s not too early to buy tickets for the Boulder Ballet’s special Mother’s Day performance of “The Sleeping Beauty.” Set to a score by Tchaikovsky, the ballet tells the familiar story of a cursed princess waiting for her prince. Boulder Ballet artistic directors Ana Claire and Peter Davison created new choreography for the show that isn’t limited to the stage, and edited the length down to help keep younger viewers engaged. Sections of the classic ,original ballet remain, too, including the Rose Adagio and Wedding Pas de Deux. Brunch packages are available including the ballet and brunch before the show at nearby 14th Street Grill. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 9. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder; 303-786-7030. Tickets are $15-$30. To purchase tickets, call the Boulder Theater or v...