This classic fairytale comes to life musically at Lyric Opera of Chicago in a playful storybook production.

Cendrillon (Cinderella)

  • Directed by Laurent Pelly and conducted by Sir Andrew Davis and Francesco Milioto.
  • Sung in French with projected English translations.

Lyric’s premiere of Massenet’s Cendrillon reveals a different take on the beloved fairytale, in a playful production that has captivated audiences internationally. This version of the classic fairytale is a blend of wit, sensitivity, and elegance. The love duets, the perfomances of the stepmother and the fairy godmather, and You are my Prince Charming are just a few of the higlights of Massenet’s masterpiece.


  • On Saturday, December 1 at 7:30 pm.
  • On Wednesday, December 5 at 2 pm.
  • On Saturday, December 8 at 7:30 pm.
  • On Friday, January 11 at 7 pm.
  • On Thursday, January 17 at 7 pm.
  • On Sunday, January 20 at 2 pm.
  • Performing arts
  • Chicago
  • Sat, Dec 01, 2018 —
    Sun, Jan 20, 2019


Venue map

Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606


Buy tickets. Approximate running time is 2 hours and 45 minutes with 1 intermission

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Lyric Opera of Chicago


Produced by Lyric Opera of Chicago in association with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London; Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona; Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels; and Opéra de Lille. Photo by Bill Cooper / Royal Opera House



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