Rodgers Hammerstein's Cinderella - Musical Tickets
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Cinderella is a classic fairy tale which has been passed down from generations. Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella was a musical which was initially written for television. Richard Rodgers provided the music, while Oscar Hammerstein II came up with the lyrics and the book for the musical. Having seen numerous television remakes, Cinderella was eventually adapted for a stage production in 1958. Cinderella's London West End production and the New York City Opera production, are two of the most famous productions.
Douglas Carter Beane came up with a book based on Cinderella, for the musical's first Broadway production. The book differs from the original story, incorporating a political aspect in it. Yet, it manages to keep intact the magic and the romance, which made the original story so popular. Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, which began premiering on Broadway in March 2013, has earned many nominations. It has managed to win nine Tony Award nominations along with a Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical. It has also won three Drama Desk Awards out of a total of five nominations. Get tickets to watch Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella the Musical and enjoy the award winning musical.
Douglas Carter Beane's version of the musical brings in different themes for consideration. The musical begins with introducing Ella who lives with her stepmother and step sisters. Ella's stepmother who is referred to as Madame, is an extremely self-centered and tyrannical person. Madame forces Ella to do all the chores in the house and treats her like a servant. In the kingdom, Prince Topher who is soon going to be crowned king, is trying to find his purpose in life. A royal ball is organized, to find Prince Topher a suitable wife. At the same time the story brings the social divide, between the rich and the poor, into focus through the character of Jean-Michel. Jean-Michel is a political radical who shares his ideas regarding the problems between, the have and the have-nots. While the society's upper class is excited by the upcoming royal ball, Jean-Michel is trying to motivate the poor to try and do something to alleviate their condition.
Madame leaves with her two daughters for the ball and Ella is left behind. In a magical twist, Ella is helped by her Fairy Godmother to get ready for the ball. Ella arrives at the ball and makes an impression on Prince Topher. The Prince and Ella interact and she opens his eyes to the conditions of the poor. However, Ella has to leave just before they are about to share a kiss. The prince, who is smitten by Ella has no clue to her identity. In her hurried exit, Ella has left behind a glass slipper which is the only thing the Prince has got in order to find Ella. Watch the musical and find out if the prince will ever find Ella and, the alternate romance that is evolving between two unlikely characters.
The musical has many entertaining scores that keep the atmosphere lively. Beginning with the song "The Hills Are Every Shade of Yellow" the musical grabs the attention of the audience from the start. Some other noticeable songs are "Ten Minutes Ago" played when the Prince meets Ella at the royal ball and the last song "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?" Along with the original scores, Rodgers and Hammerstein's other songs have also been included in the show.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella the Musical runs for two hours and fifteen minutes. With an intermission between the two acts, the musical takes you on a nostalgic trip to trip to your childhood. Suitable for children as well as adults, the musical provides the best excuse for an enjoyable family outing. The musical is beautifully choreographed and sung. The creativity of the director shows in the different scenes of the play. The remarkable costumes of the cast brings out the magic in the musical, making the characters all the more believable. The overall musical is nothing short of charming. Don't miss the chance to watch this enchanting musical and get your tickets to watch Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella the Musical.