A Sweeping Tale Comes To The Muny!
Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved Cinderella is heading to The Muny as the iconic St. Louis venue celebrates its 101st season! Originally broadcast on CBS in 1957, Rodgers and Hammerstein's spellbinding production took the nation by storm. When the musical finally hit Broadway in 2013 America fell in love with it all over again.
Full of old favorites like 'In My Own Little Corner', 'The Prince Is Giving A Ball', 'Ten Minutes Ago' and 'It's Possible', Rodgers and Hammerstein's sweeping tale and winsome music transports us to a magical realm full of balls, glass slippers and pumpkin carriages as poor Ella struggles to free herself from her family's grasp. With dreamy transformations and eye-dazzling costumes be enchanted all over again.
What is Cinderella about?
Poor Ella leads a miserable life of servitude under her wicked stepmother and unsympathetic stepsisters. Every day, she dreams of something better, of escaping her chores and finding love. When the Prince announces that he is giving a ball in order to find a bride Ella sees her ticket out of here, but how will she get there? Que the Fairy Godmother, who turns up just in time to transform Ella from pauper to Princess! However, there's a catch, she must be back home by midnight, otherwise, she'll be in for a nasty shock. But when she leaves her glass slipper, she is sought by the Prince, who will stop at nothing to find the mysterious Cinderella...