There are times when we’d all love a fairy godmother, if not also a bunch of singing mice to help out. But the Cinderella story, as told in the movie and now the musical “Ever After,” relies on a different kind of enchantment. In this version of the rags-to-riches classic, says lyricist and book writer Marcy Heisler, “humans make their own magic.” Read the full article in The Star Ledger.
Broadway.com catches up with Margo Seibert, James Snyder and the cast and creative team of Ever After about bringing the new musical adaptation to the Paper Mill stage.
See the video on Broadway.com
Rehearsals for the world premiere of EVER AFTER at The Paper Mill Playhouse are officially underway! Ever After will star two-time Tony Award-winner Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens, 42nd Street) as Baroness Rodmilla de Ghent, Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Leonardo da Vinci, Emmy Award winner Shaughnessy (Urinetown, ‘The Nanny’) as King Francis, James Synder (If/Then) as Prince Henry and Drama Desk Award nominee Margo Seibert (Rocky) as Danielle de Barbarac. The company just met the press and you can go inside the big day on BroadwayWorld!
We couldn’t be more excited to begin rehearsals for this world premiere production, starring CHRISTINE EBERSOLE, CHARLES SHAUGHNESSEY, and other wonderful starts to be announced shortly. Click here for information, directions, and tickets.
Previews begin May 21, Performances May 31 – June 21
On March 9th at 8 pm at SubCulture soprano Kate Baldwin, violinist Victoria Paterson and composer Georgia Stitt will reunite to perform “Alphabet City Cycle.” Originally recorded in 2009, the song cycle with lyrics by Marcy Heisler consists of five songs based upon poems Heisler wrote about life and love in the East Village.
For those both young and young-at heart, check local listings for a stop near you of JUNIE B JONES ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL GUIDE TO SCHOOL . Part of the Theatreworks USA Fall lineup, JUNIE B’S ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL GUIDE covers everything you need to know about everything when it comes to first grade… or does it? Join Junie B and friends as they write the definitive guide to survival…or, as Junie B says, “the grownup word for getting out alive”.
We are so pleased to continue our decades long association with MTI as they license JUNIE B JONES: THE MUSICAL. Performances are already scheduled in Aspen, El Paso, and more. Log on to their website to read more about the show, latest developments, and ways in which you can bring it to your community or school. Currently this show is a cast of six, but a Junior version is in the works for large casts in collaboration with our friends at itheatrics.