ABOUT THE SHOW

This is the classic story of Cinderella,

but with a focus on character agency.

Cinderella asks for help, the Prince chooses his own fate,

and the happily ever after looks a little different.

This operatic adaptation is set to the music of Gilbert and Sullivan,

featuring songs from some of their most popular operettas. 

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We are transforming this updated take on the classic tale into an     

ILLUSTRATED OPERA MOVIE.

 

Through collaboration with skilled cartoon artists and animators,

 

Cinderella and her friends are entering

 

the Two-Dimensional World!

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Cinderella: A Children's Opera is also an

    

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE

 

that can be used to teach kids about music & theatre.

 

Each purchase of the movie will come with lesson plans

and materials developed by experienced educators.

THE HISTORY OF

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FROM STAGE TO SCREEN

In 2014, Grace Kane was cast in the Towson University children’s opera ensemble known as “Opera-in-a-can.” Though a cast was chosen, the company had not yet decided on a show. Grace took a look at the cast list and realized, “this is a perfect cast for Cinderella!”

 

Since a children’s opera version of Cinderella didn’t seem to exist yet, Grace set off to make it herself...but she soon realized that she couldn’t do it alone. So she approached a dear friend, T.P Huth, who has a vast knowledge of opera, playwriting, and children’s theatre. Together they created CINDERELLA: A Children’s Opera!
 

The show premiered at Towson University, before going on to a sold out run at Annapolis Opera and a tour throughout the Maryland school system.
 

After the Annapolis Opera run closed in 2016, Cinderella: A Children’s Opera lay dormant for 5 years. . .

 

UNTIL NOW!