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Hayden Stanes and Tatyana Lubov star as Prince Topher and Cinderella (photo © Carol Rosegg)

Tony®-Winning Rodger + Hammerstein’s Cinderella Works Its Magic at DPAC

Last night, both tiny and tall princesses waited patiently in the Durham Performing Arts Center’s lobby to file in for the much-anticipated show of the holiday season: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and they were not disappointed. Indeed, they were dazzled by the costumes and sets, delighted by the well-loved characters, charmed by the magical moments,… Read More ›

Tatyana Lubov and Hayden Stanes star as Ella and Prince Topher (photo © Carol Rosegg)

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at DPAC Features a New Book, New Songs, and Beaucoup Magic

This weekend, Summit, NJ-based Work Light Productions’ Second National Tour of the award-winning 2013 Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella will play the five enchanted evening and matinee performances on Dec. 30-Jan. 1 at the Durham Performing Arts Center, in the American Tobacco Historic District of downtown Durham. Originally written as a television special… Read More ›

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” Is, in a Word, Empowering

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” originally written for television in 1957, is colorful, odd, kitschy, and absolutely perfect for a stage musical. In fact, it’s kind of surprising that no one thought to turn it into one until last year when the show, with book by Douglas Carter Bane, hit Broadway. In line with its mission… Read More ›

The Casting and Performances (Including the Orchestra) of “Cinderella” Are Flawless

I remember watching the 1965 remake of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella on television when I was probably still in single digits, years before I became a musical-theater dancer. Lesley Ann Warren was Cinderella, Stuart Damon was the Prince, Celeste Holm was the Fairy Godmother, and Walter Pidgeon and Ginger Rogers were the King and Queen…. Read More ›

Andy Jones and Paige Faure star as Prince Topher and Cinderella in "Cinderella" (photo © Carol Rosegg)

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” Features a New Book by Douglas Carter Beane and New Songs

The First National Tour of the award-winning 2013 Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella will play the eight enchanted evening and matinee performances on Nov. 18-13 at the Durham Performing Arts Center, in the American Tobacco Historic District of downtown Durham. Originally written for CBS by composer Richard Rodgers (1902-79) and lyricist and librettist… Read More ›