Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
New Book by Douglas Carter Beane, Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
The musical is a Saratoga premiere of a new, award-winning adaptation of the classic fairy tale; the story of a young woman forced into a life of servitude by her cruel stepmother, who dreams of a better life. With the help of her Fairy Godmother, she is transformed into an elegant young lady and is able to attend the Royal Ball to meet her Prince. Julie Andrews starred in the original version in the 1957 TV broadcast.
The score includes “In My Own Little Corner”, “Stepsisters’ Lament”, “A Lonely
Night”, “Now Is The Time:, “Me Who Am I?” and “There’s Music In You”.