Cindyrella

by  Therese Marlin, Elain Friedlander

Full Length Musical  /  3m, 6f, 1boy(s) or girl(s)

An amusing and heartwarming update of the children's classic tale. The original music, influenced by African and Caribbean rhythms, is designed to appeal to and be performed by young people. Children of all ethnic groups can identify with the heroine's courage and resiliance. 

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 6f, 1boy(s) or girl(s)
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Young Children (Age 2 - 5)
    • Children (Age 6 - 10)

Additional Info

An amusing and heartwarming update of the children's classic tale. The original music, influenced by African and Caribbean rhythms, is designed to appeal to and be performed by young people. Children of all ethnic groups can identify with the heroine's courage, resilience, and appreciation for community support.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Elementary School / Primary
  • Jr High/Primary
  • Community Theatre

License details

  • Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only
  • Chorus Size: Small

Casting

3m, 6f, 1boy(s) or girl(s)
CINDYRELLA - an orphan cousin from the South. 
LAVINIA KRUALL - aunt and caretaker of Cindyrella. 
PENELOPE KRUALL - daughter of Lavinia, walks strangely, high pitched voice. 
ADRIENNE KRUALL - second daughter of Lavinia, sneezes and blows her nose a lot. 
MRS. ZEBALON - an old woman full of wisdom and strange ways, neighbor. 
MR. GILL - neighbor on the other side, Uncle of Arsinio Charming. 
ARSINIO CHARMING - (Junior) talent scout for Prince Records. 
ASSISTANT 1 - helper of Arsinio 
ASSISTANT 2 - helper of Arsinio
NARRATOR 
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Cast Attributes

  • Flexible casting

Casting Notes

Plus optional drummers, dancers, and chorus.

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Full Package

Piano/Vocal Score

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Authors

Therese Marlin

Therese Marlin

Elain Friedlander

Elain Friedlander

Cindyrella was originally presented by Dr. Jonathan Ogbonna, Principal, and Ms. Laura Puma, Music Teacher, with eigth grade students at Yorkship Family School in Camden, NJ in 2000. 

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