Emma McNary. Photo by Kenny Gall.

Emma McNary. Photo by Kenny Gall.


Sleeping Beauty
An all-new Musical for all ages

Directed by Bonnie Cullum
Presented by the Vortex Repertory Company


The VORTEX takes a new twist on the Grimm Brothers' classic Faery Tale in this world preiere musical. This production is suitable for all ages, but guaranteed to be "not your mama's faery tale".


Stewart Johnson, Wendy Zavaleta, Emma McNary, Philip Gibbs, Kate Caldwell, Samantha Scott. The 13 Faeries: Le Easter, Wendy Goodwin, Content Love Knowles, Traci Laird, Gabriel Maldonado, Errich Petersen, John Steven Rodrigez, Melissa Vogt, Selina Wright, Rosaruby Glaberman, Lucy Jennings, Eve "Tennesse" Lerma, and Emily Miner.

Production TEAM

Directed by Bonnie Cullum; Scenic Design by Ann Marie Gordon; Lighting Design by Jason Amato; Costume Design by Kari Perkins; Musical Direction by Content Love Knowles; Choroegraphy by Toni Bravo & Heather Huggins, Publicity Photo by Kenneth Gall. Original text and music by Bonnie Cullum and Content Love Knowles with Phillip Gibbs and the ensemble.


Winner of Austin Critics Table Award for Outstanding Lighting Design: Jason Amato