Overview

Watch a performance of the classic Cinderella love story at the HILT Theatre in central Prague. See live actors perform the legendary fairytale in shadow form inside an historic 18th-century building close to the Charles Bridge.

What to Expect

See a shadow theater performance of the timeless love story “Cinderella” at an 18th-century theater in central Prague. Experience the magic of the fairytale from a new perspective.

Follow the famous story of a poor girl who enchants a wealthy prince with her beauty and charm. It’s a timeless story that has captivated young and old alike for centuries. Now, you can see it told in a new and unique way, in the form of shadow theater.

The performance uses contemporary modern dance and the magic of shadows, in combination with colorful projections to create a spectacular effect on canvas right before your eyes. Now a worldwide theatrical phenomenon, shadow theater has a long history, dating back to ancient China when it was performed using the light of a candle flame.

Today, modern technology allows this magical art form to reach its full, enchanting potential, and you will see it bring the classic story of “Cinderella” to life.

Prague: Cinderella Shadow Theater Ticket, Free for Children