Reviews for Cinderella

  1. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 14 August 2006Performance 7-9 August

    ‘Well, Cinderella is no disaster, but fundamentally, what it lacks is the essential quality of magic.’ 

  2. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Clifford Bishop, Independent on Sunday, Monday 14 August 2006Performance 7-9 August

    ‘ … a new Cinderella with more film references than a Halliwell’s guide.’ 

  3. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Monday 14 August 2006Performance 7-9 August

    ‘..this Cinderella feels like a puzzle of badly fitting pieces, rattling around a gorgeously performed score.’ 

  4. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Geraldine Bell, Observer, Monday 14 August 2006Performance 7-9 August

    ‘This is a stagily self-conscious version of Cinderella, which looks as though it might have been dreamt up by a person with a PhD in the semiotics of fairy tales.’ 

  5. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Clement Crisp, FT, Wednesday 9 August 2006Performance 7-9 August

    ‘It is Prokofiev betrayed – I think this is his most fascinating dance score – and the Bolshoi’s wonderful artistry trying to turn lead into gold.’ 

  6. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Wednesday 9 August 2006Performance 7-9 August

    ‘This is a Cinderella that you can quite like – but that it would be hard to love.’ 

  7. Bolshoi Ballet in Cinderella at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Wednesday 9 August 2006Performance 7-9 August

    ‘Forget your preconceived notions about what Cinderella should be and allow yourself to enter the vividly imaginative world of the Bolshoi Ballet’s brand new staging.’  

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