ROCKLAND — A 90-minute, English language version of Massenet’s “Cendrillon” (“Cinderella”) will be presented as a Metropolitan Opera Live in HD simulcast at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., on Saturday, Jan. 1, at 1 p.m. The encore presentation is Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 1 p.m.

In this New Year’s Day performance, Laurent Pelly’s storybook staging of “Cendrillon,” a hit of the 2017–18 season, is presented with an all-new English translation in an abridged adaptation, with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as its rags-to-riches princess. Maestro Emmanuel Villaume leads a delightful cast, which includes mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo as Cinderella’s Prince Charming, soprano Jessica Pratt as her Fairy Godmother, and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe and bass-baritone Laurent Naouri as her feuding guardians.

The Strand Theatre’s COVID-19 safety protocols for Met Opera presentations include setting the auditorium capacity at 30%, or 100 seats per show; providing reserved seating with a buffer of empty seats around each group; and requiring all patrons and staff to wear masks for the duration of their stay. Please refer to the Strand Theatre website, call (207) 594-0070 or email for more information.

The estimated run time is 1 hour, 35 minutes. Tickets: $27/Adults; $25/Strand Members; $15/Students 18 and younger, and college students with ID. Encore tickets: $23/Adults; $15/Strand Members; $5/Students 18 and younger, and college students with ID. All tickets are for reserved seats and are available at; by calling (207) 594-0070; or at the box office when the theater is open for shows, and one hour before each opera show time.

A scene from Massenet’s “Cinderella.” Photo by Ken Howard / Met Opera