you shall go to the ball
The venerated dancers of the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine return with their dazzling production of Sergei Prokofiev's fairytale fantasy! With a large ensemble cast of 50, delve into an enchanted realm of charming princes, Fairy godmothers, magical animals, and more as a young girl's life is turned upside down when her father marries the most wicked stepmother in the kingdom!
What is the story?
One of the world's most adapted fairytales, the story of Cinderella has been interpreted in many different ways over the years, but the core elements remain the same. After her father dies, the young Cinderella is forced by her wicked stepmother to become a servant in her own home, watching her bumbling stepsisters enjoying all the fun, whilst having none herself. Her positivity and spirit keep her going until the family are invited to a Royal Ball. Forbidden to go by her stepmother, Cinderella is surprised by the appearance of a magical Fairy Godmother who whisks her up a beautiful gown, some sparkling glass slippers and a pumpkin carriage. So dressed, Cinderella heads to the palace. But when the Prince falls in love with her, it looks like it won't be so easy to return to everyday life...