top of page


Written by Jessica Wright Buha
Music by Sergei Prokofiev

A prince.

A (soon-to-be) princess.

One magical dance.


Experience the enchantment of Cinderella like never before in this captivating two-person theatrical adaptation, where Cinderella and the prince share a strong bond and plan their destiny together. With Cinderella taking charge of her own fate, this timeless tale is reimagined with a modern twist, celebrating agency, love, and partnership. Featuring a live orchestra, the music will sweep you off your feet as you join Cinderella and the prince on their unforgettable journey to lose and find the elusive glass slipper.

Cinderella was commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

6. Cinderella Full Stage Photograph.png
5. Cinderella and the Prince Waltz (Op. 87-29 29. Cinderella's Arrival at the Ball & 30. G
4. The Prince as the Fairy Godmother and Cinderella (Scene Three) (1).png
1. Cinderella featuring Filament Theatre and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Ha

Audience Member,
age 8

"That was the best night of my life!"

Creative Team and Production History

Cinderella was commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and produced by Filament Theatre. It premiered at Powell Hall in February 2019 under the direction of Julie Ritchey.

Conductor: Stéphane Denève

Costume Design: Noël Huntzinger

Director of Education: Jessica Ingraham

Original Cast: Diana Coates (Cinderella) and Chris Acevedo (Prince)

bottom of page