Description:

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

This enchanting fairy tale is sure to please the entire family with its assortment of comical characters, timeless music and a carriage full of special effects and illusions. Follow our heroine Cinderella as she accomplishes the "Impossible" with the help of her fairy Godmother and leaves her "Own Little Corner" for a magical evening at the Prince's ball.  Come and laugh as her selfish "Stepsisters' Lament" when the glass slipper fits Cinderella and we are all urged to hope for our own happily ever after.

Dates / Times:

  • Thursday, May 14th @ 7:00pm
  • Friday, May 15th @ 10:00am  
  • Friday, May 15th @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, May 16th @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, May 16th @ 7:00pm
  • Sunday, May 17th @ 2:00pm
  • School Days Performance

Ticket Prices:

* Prices may vary by performance.

Please call the CYT office for Handicap Accessible seating. Thursday Night Family Night - Tickets $11 online and at the door. 913-681-3318

Bell Cultural Events Center MidAmerica Nazarene University:

2030 E. College Way, Olathe, KS 66062-1899


Show Notes:

Audition Date:
March 6, 2020
4:30pm - 8:30pm
Audition Location:
Church of the Resurrection
13720 Roe Ave Bldg C Rm 020
Leawood, KS 66224
Callback Date:
March 7, 2020
9am - 2pm
Callback Location:
CYT Studios
6800 West 153rd Street
Overland Park, KS 66223

Artistic Team:
Director: Allison Nissley
Assistant Director/Stage Manager: Rachel Phillips
Music Director: Lindsay James
Choreographer: Hope Goertzen

Production Coordinator
Cindy Ascher
southproductions@cytkc.org

Audition Information
Audition Submission Form

Character Breakdown:

CINDERELLA - A shy and very sweet orphaned teenage girl who lives with her wicked stepmother and mean stepsisters. She dreams/and is determined to find a better life for herself. Songs: The Sweetest Sounds, In My Own Little Corner, Impossible, The Cinderella Waltz, Ten Minutes Ago, Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful, When You’re Driving Through the Moonlight, A Lovely Night. Vocal Range: Soprano.
FAIRY GODMOTHER - A beautiful and mysterious character who helps fulfill Cinderella’s wish to go to the ball and change her destiny. Songs: Prologue, Fol-De-rol, Impossible, The Transformation, It’s Possible, There’s Music in You. Vocal Range: Soprano.
STEPMOTHER - A beautiful, but evil woman who is unkind to Cinderella, yet dotes on her own two miserable offspring. Songs: The Prince is Giving a Ball, When You’re Driving Through the Moonlight, A Lovely Night, There’s Music in You, (Possible additional song pending). Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano.
GRACE - One of Cinderella's stepsisters. Taller and awkward in her appearance. Songs: The Prince is Giving a Ball, Stepsister’s Lament, When You’re Driving Through the Moonlight, There’s Music in You. Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano. 
JOY - Cinderella's other stepsister; a bit shorter than Grace, Joy is the sullen one; with a unique laugh. Songs: The Prince is Giving a Ball, Stepsister’s Lament, When You’re Driving Through the Moonlight, There’s Music in You. Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano. 
QUEEN CONSTANTINA - Prince Christopher's lovely mother; she wants the best for her son, and tries to keep her husband, the King, in line. Songs: Boys and Girls Like You and Me, Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful, There’s Music in You. Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano. 
PRINCE CHRISTOPHER - A youthful, handsome, but reluctant, prince searching for his independence and for his true love. Songs: The Sweetest Sounds, Loneliness of Evening, Cinderella Waltz, Ten Minutes Ago, Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful. Vocal Range: Baritone.
KING MAXIMILLIAN - Prince Christopher’s father, who gives the young man advice; This is a comedic character. Songs: Boys and Girls Like You and Me, Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful, There’s Music in You. Vocal Range: Baritone. 
LIONEL - The prince’s Royal Steward; and his one true ally and friend. (partner in crime/comic relief). Songs: The Prince is Giving a Ball, The Search, There’s Music in You. Vocal Range: Tenor. 
ANIMALS IN CINDERELLA’S HOUSE - Mice, Cat and Dove who magically transform into Cinderella’s servants on the way to the ball (Animal cast members must exhibit an ability to sing in parts in audition) Songs: In My Own Little Corner, The Transformation, It’s Possible, A Lovely Night. Vocal Range: Varied. 
*ENSEMBLE ROLES - Various Ensemble Roles (many with solos) of Merchants, Villagers, Ball and Wedding Guests. Songs: The Prince is Giving a Ball, Gavotte, The Cinderella Waltz, Ten Minutes Ago, The Search, There’s Music In You. Vocal Range: Varied. 
*The Ensemble will be part of several important dance numbers including a transformation scene and ballroom dance scenes. Many ensemble members will also have solos as well as small group singing/dancing opportunities.