A SPECIAL screening of The Sleeping Beauty is coming to Albury this weekend.
Regent Cinemas Albury Wodonga will present the timeless ballet The Sleeping Beauty direct from The Royal Opera House 2019-20 Live Cinema Season on Sunday and Wednesday.
Cinema audiences will be treated to a fantastic cast, featuring principal Lauren Cuthbertson as Princess Aurora and principal Federico Bonelli as Prince Florimund.
The Sleeping Beauty features some of ballet's most celebrated numbers including the iconic Rose Adage, the Garland Waltz and the Vision Pas de deux.
The ballet is based on the fairytale of the same name, about the wicked fairy Carabosse, who pronounces a curse on Princess Aurora.
Audiences in Australia are never far from the action at the Royal Opera House, with select filmed live performances coming to the big screen at 20 Event Cinemas nationwide and five Village Cinemas in Victoria and Launceston until August.
The Royal Opera House celebrated 11 years of live cinema broadcasts last year, leading the way in delivering world-class opera and ballet around the world.
In the 2019-20 cinema season, its broadcasts will reach more than 1600 cinemas in more than 53 countries worldwide.
The Royal Opera House has seen huge growth in the influence of independent cinemas in Britain, now collectively accounting for almost half of its network.