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Paris Opera
CINDERELLA - Première : 18th of April 2005
Adaptation, choreography and staging by Rudolf Noureev
(Opéra de Paris - 1986)
Sets : Petrika Ionesco
Costumes : Hanae Mori

A dazzling rise to fame in true American style: A star is born!
Rudolf Nureyev, aided and abetted by set designer, Petrika Ionesco, had a lot of fun adapting the story of Cinderella to the world of Hollywood in the 1930s: discovered by a film producer, the modest young girl, escaping from an alcoholic father and a wicked stepmother, makes her film debut, capturing the heart of the leading actor on the way.