Theater students at Nation Ford High School are tackling the timeless classic “Cinderella” this week with musical performances through the weekend.
Here’s a look at 10 photos from Wednesday night’s parent preview to get you excited for the show. Ticket and cast information is below.
Tickets are available for shows from March 12-15 at the school auditorium, located at 1400 A O Jones Blvd, Fort Mill, SC 29715. Show times are 7 p.m. nightly except for the 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, March 15.
Tickets will will sold at the door or can be purchased in advance on https://gofan.co/app/school/SC12429.
“Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella originally aired on television in 1957, has been on Broadway, and reinvented multiple times. This story is filled with struggles, friendship, love, and magic,” a school press release says.
The school is still promoting a special event, “Tea Party with the Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, the Prince, and other cast.” That event will be held on Sunday, March 15, before the 2 p.m. matinee. Tea Party Ticket sales are available at: https://forms.gle/BoiTXoRR5nFQ24uLA
Among the cast are: Isabel Kissel (Ella), Shane Dowling (Topher), Audrey Kmiecik (Lord Pinkleton), Robby Sewell (Sebastian), Gracie Bentley (Marie), Jack Renner (Jean-Michel), Sarah Willoughby (Madame), Emma Bennett (Gabrielle), and Ashlee Keller (Charlotte).
Included in the Ensemble are Megan Andrews, Julia Avitabile, Dylan Butler, Kale Hart, Phoebe Howie, Sierra Lindquist, Natalie Martin, Faye Reilly, Ivan Rubanenko, Hayden Templeton, Camron VanderHeide and Samin Yasir.
The orchestra includes Alice Baker (piano), Abby Wagner and Emma Gaunt (flutes), Anna Cogbill (clarinet), Addison Sullivan (bass clarinet), Seth Henderson and Christian Casey (trumpets), Catherine Bergman and Sam Crotty (horns), Shawn Lubowiecki (euphonium), and Nick Berns (tuba).