Butler Ballet presents Prokofiev’s Cinderella

April 19 - 21, 2024

“Once upon a time”!  Butler Ballet performs Cinderella, a magical three-act ballet based on the familiar fairy tale.  Come take the magical journey with Cinderella as her Fairy Godmother transforms her from rags to riches, despite her outrageous stepsisters.  The story comes alive in grand ballet style, complete with a “pumpkin” coach, a grand ballroom scene, and the prince’s worldwide search for his mystery princess.  All accompanied by the marvelous and difficult 20th-century score by Sergei Prokofiev performed by the Butler Ballet Orchestra under the direction of maestro Richard Clark.  Eventually, the Prince finds his true love, Cinderella fits the shoe, and everyone lives “happily ever after”! 

“Once upon a time”!  Butler Ballet performs Cinderella, a magical three-act ballet based on the familiar fairy tale.  Come take the magical journey with Cinderella as her Fairy Godmother transforms her from rags to riches, despite her outrageous stepsisters.  The story comes alive in grand ballet style, complete with a “pumpkin” coach, a grand ballroom scene, and the prince’s worldwide search for his mystery princess.  All accompanied by the marvelous and difficult 20th-century score by Sergei Prokofiev performed by the Butler Ballet Orchestra under the direction of maestro Richard Clark.  Eventually, the Prince finds his true love, Cinderella fits the shoe, and everyone lives “happily ever after”!