What will happen to Cinderella at the ball … game? That's the surprising climactic question in this contemporary Latin-American Cinderella musical, which delightfully turns the classic fairy tale on its head, telling the story from both Cinderella and the "stepsister's" perspective. Cinderella, a newcomer from Puerto Rico, comes to visit her "stepsister," Rosa, in the United States. The catch … Cinderella only speaks Spanish and Rosa only speaks English. Will these two girls be able to reach an understanding at the (basket) ball game? With a fairy godfather and other delightful twists to the original story, Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale crosses language and gender barriers, weaving a subtle lesson on empathy, sportsmanship and respect. Boys and girls will be cheering in their seats. Lauded by audiences, theaters, schools and academics, Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale is a groundbreaking bilingual children's musical from the award-winning team of playwright Karen Zacarías and composer Deborah Wicks La Puma. Commissioned by Imagination Stage.
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- Type of Show Musical
- Product Code CE6000
- Cast Size 4
- Min. Royalty Rate $90/perf
- Cost $10.95
- Approx. Run Time 60 min
- Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
- Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | Praise Group | Dinner Theatre
- Genre Comedy
- ISBN(13) 9781583425916
Media Reviews"[Zacarías] uses humor expertly … creating a recognizable everyday situation to reel in her young audience. Songs by La Puma add grace notes and drive the message home in cheerful bursts." -The Washington Post
"Latin twist spices up Cinderella … chock full of lively songs … Zacarias give us a fresh setup for the Cinderella story." -Chicago Daily Herald
"This contemporary rap salsa musical has a delightful story based on a fairy tale that is familiar to us all … [it] is about popularity, about being one's self, respect for yourself and for others … this is a wonderful show." -SalsaChicago.com
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