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Sleeping Beauty Wakes

July 19 – August 28

Weiss Theatre

Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Music by Brendan Milburn
Lyrics by Valerie Vigoda
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Co-production with McCarter Theatre Center

When a father brings his sleeping daughter in to a sleep disorder clinic, staff and patients mysteriously find themselves sharing the same dream. With beguiling characters, hypnotic lyrics, and a rocking score from GrooveLily, this musical about a father, a daughter and an unlikely suitor dives into the magical space between dreaming and waking.

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