Photo Flash: First Look at Pantochino's CINDERELLA ITALIANO!
Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., a professional non profit theatre company for family audiences, continues performances of it''s exciting new musical panto "Cinderella Italiano!"through May 9th at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford.
"Cinderella Italiano!" is a big, fat, italian house party of a musical, performed in a high-energy panto style
where anything can happen. The traditional story of the girl who wants to go to the ball is transported to Italy. It''s filled with the sights and sounds of everything Italian; the Prince is Prince Spaghetti, the Fairy Godmother is a traditional Italian 'Nonna" simply known as The Godmother. There''s ugly stepsisters, glass slippers and for this production, a magical cannoli! The story is adapted by Pantochino''s Bert Bernardi with music by Justin Rugg.
Featured in the performing company are Mary Mannix, Shelley Marsh Poggio, Jimmy Johansmeyer, Justin Rugg, Maria Berte, Jeremy Tortora, Cassie Gerace, Meg Cardi, Peyton Iott and Kiley Poggio. The production features sets by Von Del Mar, lighting by Sean Daniels, sound design by Nathaniel Dobas, costumes by Johansmeyer with Jeff Therkelsen serving as production stage manager.
Performances of "Cinderella Italiano!" are Friday, May 1 at 7:30pm, Sunday May 3 at 2pm and Saturday May 9 at 2pm & 5:30pm. The Center for the Arts is located in Downtown Milford at 40 Railroad Avenue. Parking for all shows is free in the Milford train station lots. All seats are $18.00 when purchased online, or $20.00 at the door, if available. Please visit www.pantochino.com for tickets and full details.
Jimmy Johansmeyer and Jeremy Tortora