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Sara Bareilles Talks Losing ‘Into the Woods’ Cinderella Role to Jessie Mueller >>

Jessie Mueller is starring in 'Waitress the Musical,' which features music written by Sara Bareilles. However, just four years ago, Mueller and Bareilles were competing over the same glass slipper. Both women were up for the role of Cinderella in 2012 Shakespeare in the Park production of 'Into the Woods,' with Mueller winning out in the end.

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‘Cinderella’ Original Broadway Cast Reunite for Bucks County Playhouse's Oscar Hammerstein Festival >>

Members of the original Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's 'Cinderella' are getting together for a special benefit concert for the Bucks County Playhouse's Oscar Hammerstein Festival. Stars Victoria Clark Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana will be together for the three day event bringing April and May.

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New Jersey Performing Arts Center Welcomes Russian National Ballet Theatre >>

Thursday, March 10, at 8:00 p.m. New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with 'Cinderella' performed by the Russian National Ballet Theatre. The NJPA, located in downtown Newark is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey -- where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day.

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Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev Performing Two-Week Residency at BAM: 'Swan Lake' & 'Cinderella,' Shchedrin's 'Wanderer' & Chopin's 'Dances' >>

After a four-year absence from New York, the world-renowned St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre has announced a two-week residency at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, kicking off BAM's 2015 winter/spring season.


'Disenchanted,' Disney Princess Satire, Arrives Off-Broadway This Week >>

The musical comedy satire presents Disney's princesses as real women fed up with "the exploitation they've suffered in today's films, books and dolls."

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Keke Palmer Will Be Broadway's First Black 'Cinderella' >>

The singer, actress, talk show host and former child star will be the first African-American to play the 'Cinderella' title role in the Broadway musical.

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