STAGE TUBE: Four Clips from the 50th Anniversary Edition of Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Starring Lesley Ann Warren!
by Stage Tube - August 26, 2014
Samuel Goldwyn Films has entered an agreement with Shout! Factory to release the classic Lesley Ann Warren version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella on home video. Cinderella comes to life in this 50th Anniversary Edition of the most beloved fairy tale of all time, available on DVD from Shout! Factory on September 9, 2014. In anticipation of the release, click below to watch the Prince duet with Cinderella in '10 Minutes Ago', plus 'Impossible' and more! (more...)
Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- CINDERELLA!
by BWW Special Coverage - August 13, 2014
A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's CINDERELLA below! (more...)
It's Possible! Judy Kaye Will Join CINDERELLA Cast as 'Fairy Godmother'
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2014
Producers of the Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers +Hammerstein's Cinderella, Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, announce that Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning actress Judy Kaye will join the cast as Cinderella's Fairy Godmother - alongside the previously announced Keke Palmer as Cinderella and Sherri Shepherd as her wicked stepmother Madame - beginning September 12 at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) in New York City. (more...)
THE VIEW's Sherri Shepherd to Star as 'Madame' in Broadway's CINDERELLA This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - August 5, 2014
Sherri Shepherd announced today on ABC's 'The View' that she will join the previously announced Keke Palmer in the Tony Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. Ms. Shepherd will make her Broadway debut on September 9 as Cinderella's wicked stepmother, Madame. (more...)
Keke Palmer on Becoming Broadway's CINDERELLA: 'I Can't Believe It's Really Happening'
by BWW News Desk - August 5, 2014
Keke Palmer spoke from her home in LA about her upcoming role. (more...)
Keke Palmer Will Make Broadway Debut in Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA this Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 4, 2014
Producers of the Tony Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, announce that actress, talk show host and recording artist Keke Palmer will make her Broadway debut by stepping into the title role on September 9, 2014, thus making history as the first African-American Cinderella on Broadway. Actors Equity honored CINDERELLA with their award "Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway" in 2013. (more...)
Andy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA Tour
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2014
Producers of the TonyŽ Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, have announced additional casting for the First National Tour launching in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) onOctober 10, 2014. (more...)
BWW TV: Meet CINDERELLA's New Leads! Paige Faure, Nancy Opel & More Perform in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 26, 2014
This week's event featured performances from the cast of CINDERELLA, including: Paige Faure, Joe Carroll, Nancy Opel, Jill Abramowtiz, Stephanie Gibson and Laura Irion. Check out clips of 'A Lovely Night,' 'Lonelieness of Evening,' and 'It's Possible' below! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Fran Drescher Goes Backstage at CINDERELLA on WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 25, 2014
In an all-new episode of the popular series "Oprah: Where Are They Now?," Oprah Winfrey sits down for a one-on-one interview with fashion designer Nicole Richie; plus, more updates continue with actress Fran Drescher and comedian Tom Green, airing Sunday, July 27 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive preview clip of Drescher backstage at the Broadway Theatre, where she just concluded her run as 'Madame' in Cinderella! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Nancy Opel & Paige Faure in CINDERELLA!
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014
The Tony Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella recently welcomed Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel to the cast, playing Cinderella's wicked Stepmother. Paige Faure also recently took over the title role of Broadway's favorite princess. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the latest cast in action below! (more...)
Nancy Opel Joins Cast of Broadway's CINDERELLA as 'Madame' Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2014
The Tony Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella today welcomes Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel to the cast. Opel will play Cinderella's wicked Stepmother, Madame on Broadway, following Fran Drescher's 5-month limited engagement, which concluded yesterday, June 29. (more...)
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- CINDERELLA's Todd Buonopane
by BWW Staff - June 13, 2014
In this week's edition, we caught up with Todd Buonopane, who is starring as 'Jean-Michele' in Cinderella- currently playing at the Broadway Theatre. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: CINDERELLA Cast Wraps Up Act II in Just Two Minutes!
by Stage Tube - June 6, 2014
See the entire second act of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella in two minutes...and with a few twists! (more...)
VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Shares Stage Mishap on Today's LIVE
by TV News Desk - June 6, 2014
On this morning on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," Kelly and Michael sat down with "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" star FRAN DRESCHER, who revealed what's really going through her mind when's she on stage. (more...)
Photo Coverage: CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Unveils Sardi's Portrait
by Walter McBride - June 4, 2014
The company of Cinderella gathered at Sardi's yesterday t o celebrate the official portrait unveiling for stage and screen star Fran Drescher. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the festivities below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: CINDERELLA's Mother's Day Contest Winners Enjoy a Magical Day in NYC
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2014
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella made the Skultety family's dreams come true with a magical experience in New York City. The Skultety family won the production's Mother's Day contest. Watch a video chronicling their day below! (more...)
BWW TV: Ann Harada and CINDERELLA Cast Sing at STARS IN THE ALLEY
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2014
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was presented earlier this week in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor concert in the heart of the Theatre District celebrated Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 12-piece orchestra. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and below you can check out 'Stepsister's Lament' as performed by Ann Harada and the cast of CINDERELLA! (more...)
Breaking News: Paige Faure and Nancy Opel Set to Join Broadway's CINDERELLA in June!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014
Producers of the Tony Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, have announced that Paige Faure, now appearing in Bullets Over Broadway, will be Broadway's new CINDERELLA starting June 13. Faure will also lead the national tour of the hit, Tony Award-winning musical when it begins performances October 10 in Providence, RI. Ms. Faure assumes the role following the 4-month limited engagement of Carly Rae Jepsen, which concludes June 8. (more...)
Photo Coverage: CINDERELLA Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - May 15, 2014
Now in its second year on Broadway, CINDERELLA continues to play to large and enthusiastic audiences at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). The show currently stars Grammy-nominated recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen as Cinderella, Joe Carroll as Prince Topher, Fran Drescher as Madame, Victoria Clark as the Fairy Godmother, Ann Harada as Charlotte, Stephanie Gibson as stepsister Gabrielle, Peter Barlet as Sebastian, Todd Buonopane as the rebel Jean-Michel and Phumzile Sojola as Lord Pinkleton. The cast just celebrated the show's 500th performance and BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the special event below! (more...)
Fran Drescher Extends Run in CINDERELLA Through 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014
The Emmy and Golden Globe nominated star Fran Drescher ('The Nanny') will extend her engagement an additional three weeks until June 29 in Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA on Broadway, it has been announced by the Tony Award-winning musical's producers Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis. Ms. Drescher - making her Broadway debut this season as Cinderella's wicked stepmother - joined the production in February and, while an extension through June 8 was previously announced, it has been determined anew that Ms. Drescher will remain with the CINDERELLA company through June 29. (more...)