Andy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA Tour
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2014
Producers of the Tony® 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...)
VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Carly Rae Jepsen, Joe Carroll Perform '10 Minutes Ago' on Today
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2014
As part of TODAY's 'Best of Broadway' series the cast of CINDERELLA performed the song '10 Minutes Ago' from the production. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Plans for Mother's Day as 'Madame'
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2014
What does CINDERELLA's wicked stepmother have in store for Mother's Day? See Fran Drescher's 'Madame' and Stephanie Gibson as 'Gabrielle' make plans for today in the video below! (more...)
CINDERELLA National Tour to Launch 10/10 in Rhode Island; First Wave of Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2014
The producers of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, have announced the show's tour dates for the 2014-2015 season. RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA will launch its national tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI on October 10, 2014. (more...)
CINDERELLA, MATILDA & More to Give Out Shakespeare Sonnets, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2014
In celebration of William Shakespeare's 450th birthday on April 23, 2014, the Broadway League has announced a series of joint activities with World Book Night U.S, a non-profit campaign to give printed books to light or non-readers. (more...)
BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher on 4/18
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Please join us for a career Conversations with Fran Drescher - currently starring on Broadway in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella - and moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)
Fran Drescher Launches Benefit Contest Featuring NYC Trip & Backstage Tour of Broadway's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014
Two-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee and now Cinderella's stepmother Madame, Fran Drescher has announced a once-in-a-lifetime fundraiser experience to benefit her nonprofit foundation, the Cancer Schmancer Movement. (more...)
Photo Flash: THE NANNY Co-Creators Visit Fran Drescher at Broadway's CINDERELLA!
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2014
Current Rodger and Hammerstein's Cinderella star Fran Drescher reunited with her 'The Nanny' co-creators/writers Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser onstage yesterday after her Thursday matinee to reminisce and celebrate their respective debuts on the New York theatre scene. Check out a look back below! (more...)
Carly Rae Jepsen and Fran Drescher Extend Run in CINDERELLA Through 6/8
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2014
The two newest stars of the Tony Award-winning musical CINDERELLA on Broadway - Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen and the Emmy-nominated Fran Drescher - will extend their engagements in the hit musical several more weeks through June 8, it has been announced by producers Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis. The two stars - both of whom have made their Broadway debuts as Cinderella and her wicked stepmother, respectively - were originally scheduled to conclude their runs in CINDERELLA next month. (more...)
CINDERELLA's Carly Rae Jepsen & Fran Drescher Set for Kids' Night on Broadway Google+ Hangout Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2014
The inaugural KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY GOOGLE + HANGOUTS ON AIR will give kids the opportunity to go behind the scenes of their favorite Broadway shows via live, interactive video chats. Today's chat is with Carly Rae Jepsen and Fran Drescher from Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. (more...)
CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Set for CBS SUNDAY MORNING this Weekend
by TV News Desk - February 20, 2014
Actress Fran Drescher opens up about her life, love and her Broadway debut in a revealing interview with Tracy Smith for CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD to be broadcast Feb. 23, 2014 (9:00 AM ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes at CINDERELLA's Commercial Shoot with Carly Rae Jepsen and Fran Drescher
by Stage Tube - February 18, 2014
CINDERELLAMulit-platinum recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen and beloved film and television star Fran Drescher made their Broadway debuts in Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA on February 4. Jepsen stepped in as the title character and Drescher as her wicked stepmother, Madame. Beginning its second year on Broadway, CINDERELLA plays the Broadway Theater (1681 Broadway at 53rd Street). Click below to go behind the scenes with the ladies and watch their outtakes from CINDERELLA's commercial shoot! (more...)