The Story of Lieutenant Kije

Free Family Concert

The Story of Lieutenant Kije



July 20

Jul 20

Doors at 3:30pm, Show at 4pm

Riverwalk Center


What happens when someone tells a little white lie? The answer can be found in the story of Lieutenant Kije, a Russian satire about an army officer who never existed. Watch as three actors and six musicians bring the story and composer Sergei’s Prokofiev’s first film score to life. Produced in partnership with Backstage Theatre.

Sergei Prokofiev (Arr. Kelly)

Lieutenant Kije Suite

  1. Birth of Kijé (Рождение Киже)
  2. Romance (Романс)
  3. Kijé’s Wedding (Свадьба Киже)
  4. Troika (Тройка)
  5. Kijé’s Funeral (Похороны Киже)
The Story of Lieutenant Kije