The classic tale of “Cinderella” is coming to San Antonio in the form of a musical that will entertain the entire family. Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” will be at the Majestic & Empire Theatres as part of its national tour, bringing Broadway musicals within the reach of Texans without the need to fly all the way to New York City.
When and Where
You don’t have to wait too long to see Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” live. It plays the weekend of Friday, Jan. 12, to Sunday, Jan. 14. Friday’s show is at 8 p.m., with Saturday performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday’s shows at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are already on sale online, over the phone, and at the box office. Each ticket is $35, a very reasonable price for a Broadway show. The performance will be at the Majestic Theatre.
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” has won Tony awards and will be sure to impress. It has been popular for years, bringing the classic fairytale to life with songs, music, and more. Follow the story of Cinderella’s fairy godmother getting her ready for the ball, her and the prince falling in love at first sight, and them reuniting in the end. You will see your favorite scenes and elements, such as the glass slipper, the pumpkin, a masked ball, and some amazing transformations. There are even a few surprises on the stage.
You will get all the amazing songs of the original musical. For days following the performance, you will find yourself singing “Ten Minutes Ago,” “Impossible/It’s Possible,” and “In My Own Little Corner.”
Meet the Cast and Crew
The tour for Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” follows the original musical, and has its own creative team to oversee the work. The music and lyrics, as well as the original book, were created by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The new book is by Douglas Carter Beane. Mark Brokaw is the director. Cinderella is played by Tatyana Lubov, with Louis Griffin taking the role of Topher.
Participate in the Fairy Godmother Project
After watching Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” you can get the chance to be someone’s fairy godmother. The Fairy Godmother Project is working with the company from Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” and the Majestic Theatre. They are accepting donations of semi-formal and formal dresses, purses, shoes, and costume jewelry for high school girls in San Antonio who cannot afford to buy prom dresses. Carmen De La Rosa founded and continues to run the project, and donations are being accepted at several locations, including the Majestic Theatre’s Box Office, from Friday, Feb. 26, to Sunday, April 10.
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