VIDEO: Kelly Ripa Visits CINDERELLA; Cast Performs on 'Live'
Kelly Ripa stopped by Broadway's RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S Cinderella to get a backstage tour from Tony nominated actress Laura Osnes. The host had a chance to sit in her "own little corner," and dance with a 'prince' at the ball before attempting to make off with one of the glass slippers!
Following the behind-the-scenes look, the cast of the show stopped by 'Live' to perform "Stepsister's Lament" as part of The Talk show's 'Broadway on Live' week. Check out the the fun below!
"Broadway on LIVE" week continues tomorrow when host Michael Strahan makes his return to Broadway in the Tony Award winner for Best Musical, "Kinky Boots," and will recap the experience on "LIVE" on Thursday, July 25. And on Friday, July 26, the curtain comes down on "Broadway on LIVE" week when the four young actresses who share the lead in "Matilda The Musical" perform together for the first time in the United States.
Written for television in 1957 by the legendary musical theatre duo Richard Rodgers andOscar Hammerstein, this new production of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S Cinderella, in fact, marks the Broadway premiere for the beloved romantic musical.
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.
Leading the cast of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S Cinderella are Laura Osnes as Cinderellaand 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.
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