Getting to Know… Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is a part of the School of the Performing Arts Series at Metropolis, a series that showcases students’ work with performances on the Metropolis stage.
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As previously announced, Kelli Harrington – a two-time Jeff Award winner as leading actress in a musical for The Light in the Piazza and Aspects of Love, both for Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre – will play Fosca, the gravely ill and deeply troubled woman who has a romantic obsession with a handsome military officer in a remote 19th Century Italian garrison.
A neo-ballet in three acts, this contemporary rendition of Shakespeare’s classic tale uses a multimedia video backdrop to depict three different political eras of the 20th century. Throughout each time period, the timeless tale of love and loss unfolds to the darkly intense score by Sergei Prokofiev…
The 2016 event was created in response to the issues of identity, inclusion and representation onstage being at the forefront of our industry’s collective conversation.
The show is full of big production numbers including a hay ride and tap dancing monsters. It is definitely a performance that is fun for all ages.