After a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cinderella is returning to RLT for its 37th year in 2021! This musical comedy is a holiday sugarplum for the whole family. Just the right mixture of comedy and romance can add the sparkle of magic to your holiday season. This visually stunning musical combines elegant costumes and scenery with singing, dancing, conniving step-relatives, and resourceful fairy folk.

Performed December 3 – 19, 2021.

This version of Cinderella is the perfect family outing during the holiday season, with the Royal Ball taking place on Christmas Eve. Join the cast in singing “We Wish You a Merry a Christmas,” and come celebrate the holidays at RLT!

Based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault
Adaptation and lyrics by Jim Eiler
Music by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy

Directed by Mike McGee

View the photos by Cindy McEnery


Cinderella: Melanie Payne
Prince Charming: Isaiah McGuire
King Darling III: Benaiah Adesoji
Stepmama: Leigh Howell
Henrietta: Emma K. Johnson
Gertrude: Rachel Veazey
Fairy Godmother: Emily Ennis
Helper: Clare Vestal, Emily Spain
Page: Claire Fellows, Grace Deadmore

Town Kids & Mice: Anna Oliveira, Lawson Walker, Lyla Rose Opitz, Savannah Lange

Ensemble: Lindsey Atkins, Angelica Bridges, Kellie Gamble, Maria Goodman, Quenton Hocutt, Alex Lewis, Carter Phillips, Tara Spencer