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Holiday Musical

Cinderella

by Joseph McDonough, David Kisor, & Fitz Patton

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If the sneaker fits . . .

What do you get when you combine a nearsighted bookworm heroine, two fabulously self-absorbed stepsisters, one devilishly diva stepmother, along with a self-empowering Well-Wisher? A fun spin on the classic fairy tale that demonstrates being smart is true beauty! When the King pressures his romantically challenged son to choose a bride from hundreds of “applicants,” a cross-country tour of the kingdom ensues to reunite a missing sneaker—yes a sneaker!—with its rightful owner. Cinderella is suitable for all ages.

 

Health & Safety Policy

Run time: ~ 1 hr, 10 mins with no intermission

This production is suitable for all audiences.

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Reviews

“Ensemble Theatre offers the best bet for kids with Cinderella . . . it’s a familiar story, but told with some catchy tunes and a lot of humor.” —CityBeat

“[Cinderella has] a sweetness that will go unmatched across this holiday season’s theatre offerings.” —The Sappy Critic

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Cast

Rachel Barkalow

Aristotle the Crow (Cinderella u/s)
Rachel Barkalow

Michael G. Bath

King Frederick
Michael G. Bath

Darnell Pierre Benjamin

Gaston
Darnell Pierre Benjamin

Deb Girdler

Brunhilda
Deb Girdler

Christian Hall

Plato the Toad
Christian Hall

Sara Mackie

Priscilla (Brunhilda u/s)
Sara Mackie

Abby Palen

Socrates the Spider
Abby Palen

Patrick Earl Phillips

Prince Frederick
Patrick Earl Phillips

Brooke Steele

Cinderella
Brooke Steele

Torie Wiggins

Clarissa (Gwendolyn u/s)
Torie Wiggins

Kate Wilford

Gwendolyn
Kate Wilford

Randolph Geers

Prince Frederick & Plato the Toad u/s
Randolph Geers

Breauna Jurkowski

Clarissa & Aristotle the Crow u/s
Breauna Jurkowski

Malyssa Quinn

Priscilla & Socrates the Spider u/s
Malyssa Quinn

Adrian Devaughn Summers

King Frederick & Gaston u/s
Adrian Devaughn Summers

Creative team

Joseph McDonough

Playwright
Joseph McDonough

David Kisor

Lyricist
David Kisor

Fitz Patton

Composer
Fitz Patton

D. Lynn Meyers

Director
D. Lynn Meyers
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Brian c. Mehring

Resident Set & Lighting Designer
Brian c. Mehring

Matt Callahan

Sound Designer
Matt Callahan
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Shannon Rae Lutz

Properties Master/Design Assistant
Shannon Rae Lutz

Jack Murphy

Technical Director
Jack Murphy
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Margot Whitney

Production Stage Manager
Margot Whitney
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Lexi Muller

Assistant Stage Manager
Lexi Muller

Erin Carr

Intimacy & Movement Coordinator
Erin Carr
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Matthew Hollstegge

Production Manager
Matthew Hollstegge

Accessible shows

Sensory-friendly
Sat., Nov. 20, 2021
2:00 pm & 7:00 pm

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Audio-described
Thu., Dec. 9, 2021
7:00 pm

ASL-interpreted
Wed., Dec. 15, 2021
7:00 pm

Photo credits | All production photos by Ryan Kurtz; Accessibility, Phil Fiorini and Nathan Robert Pecchia in Fly by Night (Ryan Kurtz); FAQs, Darnell Pierre Benjamin and Bryant Bentley in Detroit ’67 (Mikki Schaffner).