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Music, from 16 Feb 2017




Forget fairy godmothers, pumpkins and glass slippers, Rossini's version of Cinderella (La Cenerentola) is an unabashedly romantic comedy without any of the usual trappings associated with this much-loved fairy tale. In Cinderella, the composer combines his genius for serious and comic opera. Bringing his comic characters to life in this lively production are Quirijn de Lang (Kiss Me, Kate, The Marriage of Figaro), who sings the Prince's servant Dandini, and Henry Waddington (The Marriage of Figaro) as Cinderella's stepfather, Don Magnifico. While this pair are undoubtedly some of Rossini's finest comic creations, Angelina (Canadian mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta) and her prince Ramiro (South African tenor Sunnyboy Dladla) eschew comedy for romance, as Cinderella's transformation into a queen-in-waiting is achieved not through magic but through the power of music. Sung in Italian with English titles.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Thu 16 Feb 2017 19:00 to 00:00
Sat 18 Feb 2017 14:00 to 00:00
Tue 21 Feb 2017 19:00 to 00:00
Thu 23 Feb 2017 19:00 to 00:00
Sat 25 Feb 2017 19:00 to 00:00
16 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017

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    46 New Briggate,
    LS1 6NZ



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    Map reference: SE 303338  Lat: 53.79985 Long: -1.54122

    By Road:
    Follow the Leeds loop and come off at junction 8.

    By Public Transport:
    From the railway station, walk up Park Row from City Square to The Headrow. Turn right along The Headrow. Pass The Light complex, Dortmund Square and Primark. Turn left along New Briggate for 50yds. Theatre is on the right.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality