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Cinderella (Broadway)

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Members say: Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Great staging

About the show

The Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical offers a surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. Featuring a new book by Douglas Carter Beane. More…

Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein's beloved songs, including "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible" and "Ten Minutes Ago" in this romantic and comic experience for anyone who's ever had a dream.


Member Reviews (50)

MEMBERS SAY:

Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Great staging
86
Avg Score

82
I love the rodgers & hammerstein score for this, Great costumes, rags to a ballgown!, Old-fashioned, dated story but fun to hear the music

See it if I saw this back in April 2014 (before Show-score began). I loved the Julie Andrews original version and it was fun to see it fully staged.

Don't see it if you want something edgy, don't like musicals.

Also Sometimes you just need some lovely music...Was thinking about it as S... Read more Read less

70
Cliched, Indulgent, Great staging, Hammy, Exaggerated

See it if Disney "magic" is enough for you. Staging IS magical, along w/costume-changing tricks. But K Palmer's not strong enough to carry a big show.

Don't see it if over-rated over-the-top reality-tv caricatures playing themselves will ruin Disney for you. Nene Leakes playing Nene Leakes is not worth it.

90
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Feminist, Reinvigorated

See it if you like R&H, enjoy thoughtfully updated twists on classic stories, you want a show for the family (great for ALL), you're seeking beauty.

Don't see it if you want something edgy, you don't like classic Broadway music, you feel the original Cinderella story was perfect in its messaging to girls

80
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Dated, Great staging

See it if you enjoy the classic musicals written by Rodgers and Hammerstein

Don't see it if you tend to enjoy more modern and/or adult theatrical experiences

78
Dizzying, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like the songs and original story.

Don't see it if You are interested in seeing the movie on stage. It's nothing like the movie.

Also Being so used to the Disney version this show was unexpected. However,... Read more Read less

80
Fluffy, Funny, Delightful

See it if You enjoy fairy tales and the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein, are open to an updated book

Don't see it if You expect Disney show and don't have an open mind to any other option/interpretation of the story.

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Funny

See it if you like Disney, singing, and strong female characters.

Don't see it if you don't like singing.

80
Enchanting, Great staging, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if Cinderella is not only for children, adults love it too!

Don't see it if if you don't like fantasy.

92
Enchanting, Lovely, Entertaining, Exquisite, Refreshing

See it if You want to see a fresh take on a familiar story or a show with stunning special effects and beautiful music.

Don't see it if You are looking for something deep. The show is gorgeous, but not particularly profound or moving.

97
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you want to see amazing dancing, singing, and acting! Exquisite show! If you love musicals, Rodgers and Hammersteins music, or the movie!

Don't see it if You didn't like the movie, you don't like shows not based in reality, or Rodgers and Hammersteins music, you want to see a heavy musical

95
Delightful, Enchanting, Great music, Romantic, Great costumes

See it if You want to melt your troubles away with beautiful music and visuals and hold your breath during all the satisfying romantic moments

Don't see it if You don't like classics? Even though it's revamped in a much more modern way

86
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great singing

See it if Who doesn't love a classic

Don't see it if Don't like musicals.

70
Overrated, Slow, Entertaining, Disappointing, Delightful

See it if you love seeing childhood fairy tales brought to life.

Don't see it if you are tired of the same stories being told over and over again, without anything new to add.

75
Enchanting, Great staging, Fluffy, For the kids

See it if You want to score some points with your wife, or if want to bring a grand daughter under 10 years old

Don't see it if the above don't apply

86
Romantic, Masterful, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You love the story of Cinderella and a classic musical

Don't see it if If you hate Cinderella and are a boring person.

80
Enchanting, Entertaining, Epic, Great staging

See it if You like musicals and the coming-of-age story of Cinderella. If you love great sets and beautiful costumes, this is a must-see production.

Don't see it if You hate musicals or find fairytales too banal.

91
Classic, Entertaining, Pretty costumes, Funny, Great singing

See it if You are looking for a show with beautiful voices, pretty costumes, creative stage designs, and an exciting story that everyone will love!

Don't see it if You don’t like stories about fantasy, or if you don’t believe in magic!

94
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if It is very enchanting and has amazing singing

Don't see it if If you do not like fairy tales

83
Great singing, Fluffy, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great staging

See it if you love Disney, and the Cinderella story! It is a well done show, and many costume changes are astounding when they are on stage. See it!

Don't see it if Disney is not your type of show. If you are looking for something to challenge your thinking, this is also not the show to see.

100
Great acting, Entertaining, Great singing, Absorbing, Enchanting

See it if I really enjoyed this show because all of the songs were really good and I loved all of the quick changes

Don't see it if you don't like Cinderella

73
Entertaining, Fluffy, Overrated, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You enjoy wonderful production design and memorable songs performed by a great group of artists.

Don't see it if You want a thought-provoking story. The updated book makes the scenes dip in energy compared to the songs.

100
Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you like magical musicals that are Disney inspired!

Don't see it if You don't like Disney.

85
Delightful, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Magical

See it if you've ever enjoyed the story of Cinderella. This production is magical and fun, and goes a little deeper than prior R&H's versions.

Don't see it if you're not into the traditional Disney-esque themes.

52
Disappointing, Hammy

See it if Who doesn't love Cinderella. However, I was disappointed with kiki Palmer. I was so distracted by her voice the entire time. Quite annoying.

Don't see it if Casting matters to you.

75
Absorbing, Romantic, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You love Rodgers and Hammerstein music and you love fairytales. It’s a sweet version of Cinderella

Don't see it if You expect a lot of magic or costumes or dazzle. Production value a bit disappointing


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