Rodgers & Hammersteins
In the musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella also has to deal with her quarrelsome stepmother and her arrogant daughters. Cinderella has no idea that she has an unexpected fellow sufferer on the other side of the fairytale forest in Prince Christopher, who is being drilled to become king against his will and is to be married off. With the help of the fairy godmother Marie, Cinderella and the prince meet at the ball in the castle. In a conversation about social injustice in the country, a mutual fascination develops. When Cinderella flees at midnight and loses her glass slipper, the prince decides: "I must find her!"
Premiere: 5. November 2022