HighTime Opera: Cinderella with a twist

Posted on 21 October 2016

HighTime, one of the Belgrade’s exciting young Springboard Companies are bringing Rossini’s classic opera Cinderella to the Belgrade this autumn. A fantastic new English version of Rossini’s intoxicating opera, set in Hollywood in 1927, the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s golden age is brought to the stage in this classic tale of love.

As Cinderella primes her diva sisters for the red carpet, little do they know that shrinking violets aren’t always what they seem. A mysterious new star is ready to make her entrance, the like of which no one has seen, or heard, before. This is Cinderella, but not as you know it.

HighTime are renowned for their innovative style and imaginative reworkings of fairytales, and Cinderella is no exception. An updated, dazzling piece of opera, with front page drama and just a sprinkling of jazz hands. this is a trip to the theatre you won’t forget.

HighTime aim to make opera as accessible as possible, so all performances are captioned and a Relaxed Performance of Cinderella will be on Friday 28 October.