• Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella and More

    March 1, 2013. Posted by Michael Bourne.

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    Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein created the musical Cinderella for television in 1957. Julie Andrews played the girl with the glass slipper back then. Laura Osnes wears (and loses) the glass slipper now in the first production of Cinderella on Broadway.

    I talked with Ted Chapin, president of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, about the new Cinderella, about last season's City Center Encores revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein flop, Pipe Dream, and about Everything Was Possible, Chapin's memoir of his beginnings in the theatre, as a go-fer for the original production of Stephen Sondheim's Follies.

    -- Michael Bourne

    Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg
    Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

    Songs:

    Cinderella Overture
    South Pacific Overture
    Julie Andrews In My Own Little Corner
    Kaye Ballard & Alice Ghostley The Stepsisters Lament
    Edie Adams & Julie Andrews Impossible
    Will Chase All Kinds of People
    Will Chase & Laura Osnes All At Once You Love Her
    Follies Waiting for the Girls Upstairs
    Ron Raines The Road You Didn't Take
    Jan Maxwell Could I Leave You?
    Laverne Butler In My Own Little Corner

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