One of the most beautiful musicals of all time is coming to Australia!
In very exciting news, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical production Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is coming to Australia this November, and it’s set to make its home at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre.
The contemporary retelling of this extremely beloved story received almost 1500 submissions for its 26-strong cast, and while we can’t give away any secrets just check, we can’t wait to share the splendid casting news with you soon.
This is one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s greatest scores and this production with beautiful orchestrations, magnificent costumes and sets, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love from the classic story, will have audiences clamoring for more.John Frost and Lyndon Terracini, Cinderella Producers
All the classic story elements you know and love are, of course. present in this enchanting musical production. From glass slippers, to the transforming pumpkin, a beautiful masked ball, Prince Charming, and the Fairy Godmother – but, this magical fresh tale also features some surprising twists that will keep you guessing.
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is more than just a pretty face. A spirited young woman, she not only fights for her own dreams, but forces Prince Charming to open his eyes to the world around him and realise his dreams too.
Originally, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella was written for television – debuting in 1957 with Julie Andrews in the leading role, scoring an Emmy Award nomination for her performance.
Since then, Cinderella was remade for television in 1965, starring Lesley Ann Warren, Ginger Rogers, Walter Pidgeon and Celeste Holm, before its latest TV incarnation featuring Brandy as Cinderella, Whitney Houston as the Fairy Godmother, and Whoopi Goldberg as the Queen wowed audiences in 1997.
The stage version of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella made its long-awaited Broadway debut in January 2013, running for two years.
Now it is Australian audiences turn to experience this beautiful, enchanting tale live on stage.
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella will open at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre on Tuesday 16 November 2021. Tickets are on sale via Ticketmaster.com.au.