Magic Circle to Enchant Audiences With ‘Cinderella’
May 13, 2009 | 934 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
<i>CINDERELLA</i> will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through June 6 with two Sunday matinees on May 31 and June 7 at 2 p.m. at the Magic Circle Players Community Theatre in Montrose. (Courtesy photo)
CINDERELLA will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through June 6 with two Sunday matinees on May 31 and June 7 at 2 p.m. at the Magic Circle Players Community Theatre in Montrose. (Courtesy photo)
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MONTROSE – Magic will be in the air during the Magic Circle Players’ production of Cinderella. And who couldn’t use a little magic these days?

The play opens Friday, May 15, and runs through June 6 on the Magic Circle Main Stage.

It’s the classic tale of a scullery maid turned princess, with a magnificent Rodgers and Hammerstein score and choreography by Natasha Pyeatte. Cinderella will enchant children and adults alike.

Directed by Dave Frank, with assistant director Keith Distel, the large cast performs the timeless fairy tale, complete with pumpkin coaches, wicked step-sisters (Robyn Brown and Misty Walker) and their mother (Lisa Rediger), and a fairy godmother (Ellen Engebretsen) who changes Cinderella's prospects with a wave of her wand.

MCP veterans John David Gann and Emily Capshaw, as Prince and Cinderella; Jon Capshaw, the King; and Maggie Magee, the Queen, lead the lively troupe through familiar situations, which culminate when the clock strikes midnight and Cinderella fears her dream is doomed.

Cinderella plays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays through June 6, with matinees on two Sundays, May 31 and June 7, at 2 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 249-7838. Magic Circle Players Community Theatre is located at 420 South 12th Street, Montrose.
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