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October 28, 2011    Bookmark and Share

 

Gaslight to Offer Special Youth Rate for Matinees of Cinderella (Enchanted Edition)

As its final presentation of the season, Hallowell’s Gaslight Theater will present Cinderella (Enchanted Edition) at Hallowell City Hall in November.  The show will be presented on November 11th, 12th, 17th, 18th, and 19th at 7:30 pm and 2:00 pm matinees on November 13th and 20th. TIcket prices are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. However, for the Sunday matinees, tickets for children 12 and under will be only $8.

The reservation line at 626-3698 is now open.

Cinderella (Enchanted Edition) is directed by Deborah Howard, assisted by Linda Duarte. Brad Howard is Music Director; Jenny Benjamin-Rider produces.

The cast includes Kelsey Gibbs as Cinderella and Joel Biron as the Prince; Teresa Curley Beaudoin, Elinor Strandskov and Helen Ayotte as Cinderella's Wicked Stepmother and Stepsisters; Bill Haley and Dorothy Schull as the King and Queen; Tom Dix as Lionel, the Royal Steward and Jen Cart as the Fairy Godmother. Gwenyth Fraser, Lynette Miller, Chris Cart, Henrik Strandskov and Hannah Stetson round out the cast as townspeople, party-goers, cats, mice, horses and footmen.

This version ofCinderella (Enchanted Edition) is an update of the original 1957 television musical. Cinderella starring Julie Andrews, one of the most widely viewed programs in TV history. A remake in 1965 starred Lesley Ann Warren and Stuart Damon. The 1997 Emmy nominated production was produced by Whitney Houston and featured Brandy in the title role. This script was updated, songs were added, and the characters updated.  While the musical retains such well-loved songs "It's Impossible", "In My Own Little Corner" and "10 Minutes Ago", it also features additional Rodgers and Hammerstein compositions.

Make reservations now by calling 626-3698. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors (60 and up). For the Sunday matinees (November 13th and 20th) children 12 and under will be admitted for $8.

The full list of performances is:

  • November 11th and 12th, 7:30 pm
  • November 13th, 2:00 pm matinee
  • November 17th, 18th and 19th, 7:30 pm
  • November 20th, 2:00 pm matinee