Production History: Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein turned this tale into a musical in the 1950s. In 1957, it aired on CBS, with Julie Andrews as the kind-hearted princess. the production saw many television film adaptations before landing on Broadway in January 2013.
Synopsis: WIth an updated book by Douglas Carter Beane, the staged version keeps in step with the story popularized by Walt Disney. Cinderella lives with her cantankerous stepmother and stepsisters and wishes for love and adventure. Her dreams come true when she’s visited by a fairy godmother and attends the prince’s ball.
Notable Songs: “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible” (YouTube the version by Brandy and Whitney Houston—classic)
Why You Should See It: you’ll buy the tickets for your 5-year-old, but you’ll find yourself humming the songs for days.
- Tickets start at $25.
- For more information and to purchase tickets, visit kravis.org.