Cinderella: Washington Ballet Performs Septime Webre's Ballet, Based on Prokofiev's Score
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The last date listed for Washington Ballet: Cinderella was Friday May 9, 2008 / 7:30pm.
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pros: wonderful performances, great evening of ballet; we introduced a daughter to dance and she had a lovely time. Seats were good and the Warner is a fine old theater.
flaws: choreography extremely classical; no orchestra (canned music).
A blockbuster bar none, Septime Webre’s Cinderella is a spectacle of opulence and beauty, athleticism and schtick, with ravishing costumes and Prokofiev’s ultra-lush score… all befitting a world-famous fairy tale. A ballet for all ages, Cinderella has it all… a wicked stepmother, evil stepsisters, a coach made from a pumpkin, a bevy of bumblebees and a wistful young heroine with a tiny foot, who meets her prince and lives happily ever after.
About the Ticket Supplier: The Washington Ballet
Founded in 1976 by the great American ballet pioneer Mary Day and under Septime Webre’s artistic directorship since 1999, The Washington Ballet is an ensemble of powerfully athletic classical ballet dancers performing a repertory of new work and creativity. Considered one of the country’s finest ballet companies, The Washington Ballet is recognized nationally and internationally for its high standards, artistic integrity, and unwavering commitment to presenting the very best in ballet.