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Leo Schofield AM Presents Paris Opera Ballet Cinderella

Sunday 23 June @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Join Leo Schofield AM for this pre-screening presentation of Paris Opera Ballet’s tribute to former director Rudolf Nureyev’s 1986 version of Cinderella.

Charles Perrault’s celebrated tale, set to music by Sergei Prokofiev, is transported to an early film set.  In a series of references to the heroes of the American cinema, Nureyev propels his Cinderella under the spotlights of Hollywood.

With a producer fairy godmother and star actor as Prince Charming, she escapes her miserable destiny and sees her dreams come true in a  story not without similarities with that of the choreographer, the young Tartar, and said to be partly inspired by his own career trajectory.

Your ticket includes choice of either choc top, coffee, bottled water or glass of wine.

For the Friends of the Australian Ballet in association with Palace Opera and Ballet

If you do not wish to book tickets online, please download our booking form here and return to the FAB office by email or post.



Sunday 23 June
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Palace Verona Cinema
17 Oxford Street
Paddington, NSW 2021
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In 2019 we will be holding a number of events for our members. Stay tuned to this page for more information shortly. In the meantime, check out our previous events