Back by popular demand, the Alabama Dance Theatre will present the full-length timeless fairytale classic “Cinderella” March 6-8 at the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts. Experience the magic of the royal ball, a beautiful princess, a pumpkin carriage, an enchanted Fairy Godmother, and one lost slipper. This beloved tale of “rags to riches” is perfect for the entire family.
Choreographed by ADT’s own award-winning Choreographer, Sara Sanford, “Cinderella” is certain to delight all ages with its beauty, romance, and comedy. See the magic of true love come to life on stage with Prokofiev’s superb score. This masterpiece production will feature new lavish sets and stunning costumes.
The story unfolds with Cinderella oppressed by her wicked Stepmother and outrageous Stepsisters. Cinderella never complains and suffers in silence. One day a great ball for the Prince is announced and all the young ladies of the kingdom are invited. The Stepmother and Stepsisters try to prevent Cinderella from going to the ball but with a lot of help from her Fairy Godmother Cinderella magically appears at the ball. The Prince sees her and falls in love. Cinderella must leave before midnight or her glittering gown will turn to rags. In her hurry to flee the ball she leaves behind a sparkling glass slipper. The prince travels to the far ends of the earth in a desperate search for the mysterious princess. Witness the beauty of this timeless fairy tale as Cinderella and her Prince find their “happy ever after.”
ADT’s annual “Spring Concert” featuring “Cinderella” is made possible by Poarch Creek Indians; Owen Aronov and Family; Regions; Baptist Health; Sara & Jere Beasley, Pickwick Antiques and Montgomery Antiques & Interiors and media sponsors Montgomery Advertiser and Cumulus, along with the City of Montgomery and the Alabama State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Performances will be Friday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 1st and range in price from $15 to $30. Tickets are available at www.alabamadancetheatre.com. For more information call 334-625-2590.
*After the matinee performance on Saturday, March 7th, children are invited onstage to a “Party at the Palace” to meet Cinderella and other characters at an additional charge of $10 per child (costumes welcome).