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The Truth About Cinderella

The Truth About Cinderella

Based on Sir Osbert Sitwell's The Cinderella Complex. Book by June Walker Rogers. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by David Rogers.

Product Code: T03000

  • Musical
  • Comedy | Farce | Satire
  • Cast size: 9m., 14w., extras, plus flexible chorus.

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$10.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

In stock


Charles Strouse, the composer of Bye, Bye Birdie and Applause! has written another score—we think it's his best!—with a today sound in rocking rollicking rhythms to David Rogers' lilting, laughing lyrics. June Walker Rogers has provided a hilarious comedy-spoof book based on Sir Osbert Sitwell's Cinderella Complex. Poor Cinderella? Not this time! It's poor stepmother and sisters—sweetly, desperately trying to drag Cinderella away from her beloved brooms and brushes to the ball! Two godmothers—two! One tells Cinderella the truth that she must shape up and stop making herself and everyone else miserable. The other gives advice on how to make everyone even more miserable! One royal family—one! The king, determined to marry off his son; the queen, determined not to. The prince, a lyric tenor who says nothing. It's all upside down and all laughs. True to tradition, Cinderella wins her prince but there is an interesting switch. Simple sets and optional costumes with exciting but easy-to-play orchestrations by Broadway's Phil J. Lang. Any group can produce this show without difficulty, and any group can enjoy it.


  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Musical
  • Product Code T03000
  • Cast Size 23
  • Min. Royalty Rate $90/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 145 min


  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | Touring Group | Dinner Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Farce | Satire
  • ISBN(13) 9780871292353
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Customer Reviews

"A crowd pleaser with unusual tunes that added to the humor of the play -- definitely easy to stage."
Review by Rose Hartman, St. Henry Elementary, Erlanger, KY
"The Truth about Cinderella is a delightful musical for actors and audience alike. Lots of humor and intelligent wit, mixed with a powerful musical score and high energy fun!"
Review by Nicole Haumesser, Marcia P. Hoffman Performing Arts, Clearwater, Fla.



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