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Diablo Ballet | Wold Premiere of Once Upon a Time


Mar 22, 2019 to Mar 23, 2019
08:00 PM until 09:30 PM


What happens when a young man accidentally becomes the male lead in Cinderella, Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, and other fairytales?  Acclaimed choreographer Julia Adam brings you the witty and sophisticated world premiere of Once Upon a Time, March 22nd and 23rd at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek.  For more information, visit DiabloBallet.org or call  (925) 943-1775.

The Contra Costa Wind Symphony will accompany the ballet live with an exciting score that features George Gershwin's classic An American in Paris.  

Performances at the Lesher Center are:

  • Friday, March 22nd, 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 23rd, 2 pm and 8 pm

Children are invited to attend performances dressed as their favorite fairytale character! 

Before the Saturday 2 pm performance, children of all ages are invited to join us for our Once Upon a Time story time. Starting at 1 pm at Bedford Galley, Walnut Creek Mayor Cindy Silva will read the classic tale Cinderella, accompanied by costumed performers. Admission is free for ticket holders. 

Before the Saturday 8 pm performance, ticket holders are invited to the free Once Upon a Time happy hour at Massimo Ristorante in downtown Walnut Creek (1604 Locust Street). Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drink specials and meet Once Upon a Time choreographer Julia Adam and Diablo Ballet Artistic Director Lauren Jonas.

For more information, visit DiabloBallet.org.


$30 - $49


View map Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA

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