It’s almost time for the royal ball! Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) will present, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA Friday, June 8th at 5pm and 8pm, and Saturday, June 9th and Sunday, June 10th at 2pm and 5pm. All performances will take place at Pine Manor College’s Ellsworth Theater, located at 400 Heath St. Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. Tickets are priced $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online in advance, or at the door for $18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors.
CINDERELLA is a well loved timeless, classic tale by Rodgers and Hammerstein. When her wicked Stepmother and evil Stepsisters prevent her from attending the royal ball, Cinderella expects to spend her night at home cleaning the house. With the help of a magical spell from a Godmother, and some lovely forest friends, Cinderella is able to attend the ball where she meets a charming Prince. When the clock strikes midnight, and the spell wears off, Cinderella must go. Will she ever be reunited with the Prince or will she be stuck living under the rule of her Stepmother forever?
Due to a high demand in participation there are two talented casts filled with over 70 students between the ages of seven and thirteen that comprise an energetic ensemble of Townspeople, staff, royalty, and even animals. Cast members of CINDERELLA reside in Wellesley as well as neighboring communities including Aburndale, Chestnut Hill, Medfield, Needham, Newton, Waban, Weston, and Wayland.
Wellesley Theatre Project is an arts academy and a Wellesley nonprofit devoted to providing students (PreK – 12th Grade) with the opportunity to study and experience theatre and performing arts through year round classes, staged productions, workshops and summer camps.
Registration is open for WTP’s 2018 Summer Camps. Sessions include three production camps geared for students between 2nd and 12th grade in addition to one week Theatre Arts camps for Pre K- 12th grade. The production camps are: Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark (Grades 2-8), Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach (Grades 2-12), and 1776: An American Musical (Grades 9-12).
For more information about Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA or other Wellesley Theatre Project classes and productions, please visit www.wellesleytheatreproject.org or call 781- 235-1550.