Cinderella (Kuder & Larson)

by  Peter Larson, Edna Kuder

Short Musical, Comedy  /  12m or f, 17boy(s) or girl(s)

The enchanting version of the classic story teaches children the joy of being on stage. It is perfect to be performed by, and for, elementary schools. The text is easy to learn and the songs by an award winning composer (whose songs have been recorded by Bette Midler and Dionne Warwick) are melodic,…

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Cinderella (Kuder & Larson)

by  Peter Larson Edna Kuder

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    12m or f, 17boy(s) or girl(s)
  • Duration


    40 minutes
  • SubGenre


    Fantasy, Theatre for Young Audiences, Fables/Folktales
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

This humorous and enchanting musical brings the classic story to life with delightful songs, dancing, and clever dialogue. The spirited songs by an awarding winning composer whose works have been recorded by Dionne Warwick and Bette Midler are provided with simple piano accompaniment. This musical is perfect for elementary school classes to perform or for children's theater groups, ages 6 to 12. It is an absolute charmer for parents or any audience. The music is published in the libretto.
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Fairy Tales


Performing Groups

  • Elementary School / Primary
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage


  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance



  • Time Period: Not Applicable
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Setting: Costumes and Setting can be simple (even made by the students themselves) or elaborate as conditions demand.
  • Additional Features: No intermission, Play w/ Music
  • Features / Contains: Fantasy Costumes


  • Musical Style: Classic Broadway
  • Vocal Demands: Easy
  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only
  • Chorus Size: Medium


12m or f, 17boy(s) or girl(s)
All character are drawn from the classic fairy tale and performed by children.
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Cast Attributes

  • Expandable casting
  • Features Children
  • Roles for Children

Casting Notes

Cast size may be expanded to include up to 40 performers.


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Full Package

20 Libretto/Piano Conductor scores



Peter Larson

Peter Larson is co-composer of the off-Broadway Musical Brownstone, winner of the 1984 Richard Rogers Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Songs by Mr. Larson and lyricist Josh Rubins have been recorded by Dionne Warwick, Bette Midler, Michael Crawford, Liz Callaway an ...

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Edna Kuder

Edna Kuder

First performed in 1990 at Montrose Elementary School in Bexley, Ohio.

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