Cinderella, Inc.

by  Thomas Hischak

Short Play, Comedy  /  8f

Have you ever wondered what happened to Cinderella after she married her prince? Well, with servants waiting on her hand and foot, and nothing to do all day, she quickly became bored with palace life! This comedy is filled with laughs, surprises, and an all-female cast full of fun characters.

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Cinderella, Inc.

by  Thomas Hischak

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    8f
  • Duration

    Duration

    40 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Theatre for Young Audiences, Fables/Folktales, Parody / Spoof
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

What happened after Cinderella married the Prince? Find out in this delightful comedy about the business-wise Cinderella who begins an employment agency for women in the kingdom who want more out of life than just staying home and keeping house. With the help of her two stepsisters, Cinderella finds jobs for even the most difficult of her clients, including Lady Poindexter's four very unusual daughters. This comedy is filled with laughs, surprises, and an all-female cast full of fun characters.
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Keywords

Fairy Tales, Feminism

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Not Applicable
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Setting: A fairy tale palace of the past. A room that Cinderella has turned into her office.
  • Additional Features: No intermission, Special Effects
  • Features / Contains: Fantasy Costumes, Period Costumes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

8f

ELVINA - Cinderella's cat
GUSSIE - Cinderella's stepsister
ESSIE - Cinderella's stepsister
LADY POINDEXTER - a lady of the Court
BRANDY, CANDY, MANDY, SANDY* - her daughters

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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Roles for Teens

Casting Notes

*SANDY is an invisible, silent character

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Authors

Thomas Hischak

Thomas Hischak is an internationally recognized author and teacher in the Performing Arts. He is the author of over forty published plays which are performed in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Australia. His playwriting awards include the Stanley Drama Award (New York City) for Cold War Comedy and the Jul ...

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Cinderella, Inc. was first presented at the Dowd Fine Arts Theatre at the State University of New York College at Cortland, in Cortland, New York, on June 27, 1999. It was directed by the author.

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