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Saturday, May 4, 2013

Wheeldon's Cinderella in San Francisco:reviews

For a synopsis and reviews from the Dutch National Ballet performances, click here.  

Click on the title  to take you to the article.

Carla Escoda: San Francisco Spares No Expense on a 21st Century ...
Spanish, Russian and Balinese princesses vie for a reluctant Prince Guillaume's affections in Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella for San Francisco Ballet ...

Christopher Wheeldon's 'Cinderella' Premieres At San Francisco Ballet (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

The San Francisco Ballet has never shied away from a challenge (it is the oldest company in the nation, after all), and this Friday's national ...

No fairy godmother in this 'Cinderella' - San Francisco Chronicle
6 days ago – For a Cinderella ballroom coach like no other, Wheeldon acquired the services of ... San Francisco Ballet rehearses Wheeldon's Cinderella.

San Francisco Ballet – Cinderella – San Francisco

By Aimee Tsao Dance tabs 

Christopher Wheeldon's new Cinderella for San Francisco Ballet is spied in 2 more casts by Aimée Tsao. Some nice dancing but still rather an OTT Broadway-style extravaganza:

Review: San Francisco Ballet works magic with Wheeldon's 'Cinderella'
San Jose Mercury News
Christopher Wheeldon was smart to choose the Grimm Brothers' "Cinderella" for his first evening-length ballet, which the San Francisco Ballet opened Friday at the War Memorial Opera House in a sold-out run. This two-hour, 33-minute ballet in three acts ...

SF Ballet review: 'Cinderella' charming
San Francisco Chronicle, Alan Ulrich
"All Cinderellas should look and dance as well as this one".

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Pure Magic in San Francisco Ballet Cinderella

San Francisco Ballet

By Janice Berman, San Francisco Classical Voice

Christopher Wheeldon's 'Cinderella'—A Smash Hit for Season Finale at SF Ballet
Christopher Wheeldon's CINDERELLA is pure magic. Together with librettist Craig Lucas, the choreographer takes the age-old folk tale and develops a number of delectable twists which, like Cinderella's missing shoe, are a comfortable match to the ...

SF Ballet Reviewed: Modernly Divine “Cinderella
The San Francisco Appeal
Christopher Wheeldon's new “Cinderella” is simply spectacular. ... A co-production with Dutch National Ballet, this “Cinderella” made its US debut at San Francisco Ballet last Friday to high expectations, hard-to-contain excitement, and a sold-out ...

Christopher Wheeldon's Take on Prokofiev's 'Cinderella'
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday the choreographer Christopher Wheeldon will present a world premiere and an update of an old ballet at New York City Ballet's spring gala. Yet over this past weekend he was presenting a different premiere in the Bay ...

The Two Sisters
Rita Felciano, Danceviewtimes

Cream rises to the top
Bay Area Reporter
San Francisco Ballet's Cinderella (choreography: Christopher Wheeldon) is already sold out. Before it opened, rumor has it, it was sold out. Don't let that stop you. You must go. Somebody's mother-in-law always gets sick, and you can get her ticket on ...

"Cinderella" Sells Out
San Francisco Examiner
If a sold out week-long run of Christopher Wheeldon'sCinderella” is anything to go by, San Francisco Ballet should note that story ballets and fairy tales sell. “Cinderella,” which opened at the War Memorial Opera House on May 3 and closes May 12 ... 


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