© 2005, 2006, 2016 Richard Linley.

Pantomime in two acts. Running time: About 2.5 hours.

cinderella_poster_194x300The classic story of a plucky, attractive, orphaned girl living an oppressed existence under the thumb of her wicked stepmother and ugly stepsisters. With the help of her friend Buttons, a young nobleman named Dandini, and an inexperienced but determined Fairy Godmother, she rises above her humble beginnings to marry her Prince Charming.

Cast

Principals (in order of appearance):

  • Buttons, an old family retainer and friend of Cinderella
  • Stepmother
  • Listeria, a stepsister*
  • Influenza, another stepsister*
  • Dandini, a young nobleman; friend of Prince Charming*
  • Cinderella
  • Prince Charming*
  • Fairy Godmother
  • King, Prince Charming’s father
  • Queen, Prince Charming’s mother
  • Major-Domo, the palace steward

*Cross-dressed characters.

Minor leads:

  • Mrs. Bunsenburner, a sorceress and purveyor of potions
  • Headless Highwayman (a spectral being)

Chorus of Villagers, Servants, and Ball Guests.