MANALAPAN – Manalapan High School will present “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella” as its spring musical.
The smart and beautiful young Ella lives in the care of her wicked, self-absorbed stepmother Madame and Madame’s two daughters, Charlotte and Gabrielle. Ella’s only friends in the world are the animals in the woods, “crazy Marie” and the revolutionary student Jean-Michel.
Meanwhile in another part of the kingdom, Prince Topher is trying to find himself and learn his place in the kingdom. When his scheming adviser Sebastian suggests throwing a ball so the Prince can meet potential brides, Ella and Topher’s different worlds come together, according to a press release.
Performances will be held on Feb. 25, 26 and 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the high school, Church Lane. A matinee performance will be held on Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $5 for children, $7 for students and seniors, and $10 for adults.