The Sleeping Beauty, a ballet staged at the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre, has been long-listed for the Golden Mask-2018, Russia's main theatre award, in the Musical Theatre nomination.
Shows in this category have been singled out by the award's Expert Panel out of the most noteworthy premières of the 2016–2017 season, and the very inclusion into the list is already a sign of highest recognition.
The Award winners shall be determined at the annual Nominees' Festival. The 24th Golden Mask Festival is to be held in Moscow from February through March 2018. The Russian National Golden Mask Award Ceremony will take place on April 15, at the new venue of the Bolshoi Theatre.