STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA!
Preview performances will begin January 25 prior to Opening Night on Sunday, March 3 for RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA. Written for television in 1957 by the legendary musical theatre duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, this new production of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S Cinderella, in fact, marks the Broadway premiere for the beloved romantic musical.
Leading the cast of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S Cinderella are Laura Osnes as Cinderella and Santino Fontana as the Prince, along with Tony winner Victoria Clark as fairy godmother Marie, Tony winner Harriet Harris as Madame, Cinderella's stepmother; Ann Harada as stepsister Charlotte; Marla Mindelle as stepsister Gabrielle; Peter Bartlett as Sebastian, Prince Topher's mentor and Lord Chancellor, and Greg Hildreth as the rebel Jean-Michel.
RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S Cinderella has music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, a new book by Douglas Carter Beane and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is directed by Mark Brokaw. Josh Rhodes is choreographer. Music adaptation, supervision and arrangements are by David Chase. Andy Einhorn is music director and conductor.
Meet the cast with videos from past productions and roles!
Laura Osnes in BONNIE & CLYDE
Laura Osnes (Cinderella). Laura Osnes was nominated for the Tony Award for her performance in Frank Wildhorn's Bonnie & Clyde (Bonnie Parker, San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award). She also starred as Nellie Forbush in South Pacific and appeared in the recent revival of Anything Goes. She made her Broadway debut as Sandy in Grease, having won NBC's reality competition "Grease: You're the One That I Want." In addition to portraying Rodgers + Hammerstein's Nellie Forbush and Cinderella, she recently appeared in their musical Pipe Dream at New York City Center ENCORES! and starred in The Sound of Music in concert at Carnegie Hall.
Santino Fontana in THE BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS
Santino Fontana (The Prince). Santino Fontana's Broadway credits include The Importance of Being Earnest, Brighton Beach Memoirs, for which he received a 2010 Drama Desk Award, Billy Elliot: The Musical and the 2007 revival of Sunday in the Park with George. Off Broadway credits include Roundabout's acclaimed production of Sons of the Prophet for which he received the 2012 Obie Award, and Matt in the 2006 Off Broadway revival of The Fantasticks.
Victoria Clark in THE LIGHT IN THE PIZZA
Victoria Clark (Marie, The Fairy Godmother). Victoria Clark is the recipient of 2005 Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in The Light in the Piazza. Other Broadway: Titanic, How to Succeed..., Urinetown, Cabaret, Guys and Dolls, A Grand Night for Singing, Sunday in the Park with George. Encores!: Follies, Bye, Bye Birdie. Off-Broadway: Love, Loss and What I Wore, When the Rains Stops Falling (Drama Desk nom.), A Prayer for My Enemy, The Marriage of Bette and Boo. She recently starred in the acclaimed revival of Follies at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, and also starred as Mother Superior in Sister Act on Broadway.
Harriet Harris in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Harriet Harris (Madame, Cinderella's Stepmother). Harriet Harris won the 2002 Tony and Drama Desk Award for Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in Thoroughly Modern Millie. Her other Broadway credits include Present Laughter, Cry-Baby, Old Acquaintance and The Man Who Came to Dinner.
Marla Mindelle performs from SISTER ACT
Marla Mindelle (Gabrielle). Marla Mindelle was recently on Broadway as Sister Mary Roberts in Sister Act. She has also appeared on Broadway in South Pacific and on the first national tour of The Drowsy Chaperone. Other credits: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Paper Mill, Philadelphia Theatre Company), The Wild Party, and Songs for a New World (Princeton Opera).
Ann Harada in AVENUE Q
Ann Harada (Charlotte). Ann Harada originated the role of Christmas Eve in Avenue Q on Broadway and also appeared in the original London cast of the musical. Her other Broadway appearances include 9 to 5, as Madame Thenardier in the revival of LES MISERABLES and M Butterfly. She has appeared as a regular on the hit TV series "Smash."
Greg Hildreth in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
Greg Hildreth (Jean-Michel). Greg Hildreth is currently in Peter and the Starcatcher and made his Broadway debut in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, having appeared in both productions Off Broadway. Film and television credis include Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, "The Good Wife," "Royal Pains," and "Kings."
Peter Bartlett talks about his role in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.
Peter Bartlett (Sebastian). Peter Bartlett has performed on Broadway in The Drowsy Chaperone, Beauty and the Beast, A Free Man of Color, Never Gonna Dance, Voices in the Dark, Boom Boom Room and A Patriot for Me. He appeared at Lincoln Center Theatre in The New Century and The Frogs.