At the mercy of her wicked stepmother, Cinderella
seeks joy where she can but after encountering the handsome carefree prince skating on a glistening lake of ice, she yearns for another life.
The hour-long special begins after the fairytale wedding as Cinderella
faces a rude awakening that married life is not all it's cracked up to be and Prince Charming is image-obsessed, floss-dancing and hip-hop rapping, rather than the man of her dreams.
attends a fancy ball one night in secret thanks to her fairy godmother, leaves in a hurry, and forgets her glass slipper.
"Brimming with overtones of the timeless Cinderella
fairy tale, this contemporary musical finds Katherine 'Kat' Decker dreaming of becoming a famous singer-songwriter," according to a press release.
Many have grown up with the tale of Cinderella
's and in combination with Prokofiev's music, The Russian Ballet is set to "traverse the audience through a fairy tale where miracles happen" through a "beautiful parable" for love and the triumph of good.
Dewsbury Collegians are putting on Cinderella
at the town hall to mark 50 years since their first pantomime.
Catering to families with toddlers in tow, the ballet maximized the visual spectacle and attention-grabbers such as animals (performed no less than by BM's principals and soloists) playing with an automated mouse; BM's signature glow-in-the-dark costume; billowy fabrics that dramatized the props; Cinderella
's split-second change from rags to her elegant ball gown; a glittery ballroom; the Prince fitting the glass slipper on the feet of little girls in the audience and a floral bouquet that exploded into streamers.
Prince Charming (Tirath Padam) at the Ball in 'Cinderella
' musical produced by Aperture Africa.
Complete with helpful, furry friends, a dashing Prince, a self-absorbed stepfamily and an unforgettable ball, Cinderella
's Ball will spark children's imaginations while providing a sense of nostalgia for adults.
The new Wreck-It Ralph movie is being released later this year, and some new characters have been unveiled, including a 3D version of Cinderella
We are introduced to Cinderella
's horrendous family and take an instant dislike to them, tempered only by Bourne's magical comic touches.
The most striking aspect of this re-telling of the Cinderella
story is the setting.