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ROGER HALLíS CINDERELLA THE PANTOMIME

Photo: Stephen A'Court
Photo: Stephen A'Court
Photo: Stephen A'Court
Photo: Stephen A'Court
Photo: Stephen A'Court
Photo: Stephen A'Court
Songs by Paul Jenden and Michael Nicholas Williams
Directed by Susan Wilson
Musical Director: Michael Nicholas Williams

[2hrs, incl. interval]

at Circa One, Wellington
From 17 Nov 2012 to 23 Dec 2012

Circa One (season continues), Wellington
From 2 Jan 2013 to 12 Jan 2013



Reviewed by:  John SmytheEwen Coleman [Reproduced with permission of Fairfax Med (The Dominion Post);

The perfect family treat!

A glittering, fairytale pantomime with dazzling costumes and lots of fun and laughter, Cinderella has it all.

Cinderella opens at CIRCA Theatre on Saturday 17th November at 8pm

Starring a fabulous Fairy Godmother, and two, hilarious dames - the sensational Ugly Sisters, a sweet Cinders, reluctant Prince Charming, a pumpkin coach and a happy-ever-after ending Cinderella is great fun for everyone.

In the best of panto traditions there are lots of topical jokes, comic antics, bright lively music, dazzling costumes and of course, plenty of opportunities for the audience to get involved and join the fun. CINDERELLA is a magical, musical treat that sparkles for young and old. It is the perfect way to celebrate the festive season.

“Fast-paced, lively and thoroughly enjoyable  - quite the best small-scale panto seen in Wellington since the glory days” - DomPost

 “Pantos are about fun … full of magic and music …. Go, laugh, spot the mice and sing the Pantomime Whirl – you know you want to!” – CapTimes

 “Surrounded by giggling kids, grinning parents and guffawing oldies, only the most killjoy of critics would have failed to have a good time” - Harry Ricketts, Listener

Starring a fabulous cast of – Lyndee-Jane Rutherford as Fairy Godmother, Gavin Rutherford and Jon Pheloung as the Ugly Sisters, Chelsea Bognuda, Richard Dey, Sean Allan, Paul Jenden, Emma Kinane with music maestro Michael Nicholas Williams, and costumes and choreography by Paul Jenden.

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

Circa Theatre 1 Taranaki Street, Wellington
17th NOVEMBER – 23rd DECEMBER 2012
and
2nd  – 12th JANUARY 2013

Performance times:     
17th NOVEMBER – 23rd DECEMBER 2012
Tuesday to Thursday – 6.30pm
Friday & Saturday – 8pm
Sunday – 4pm  
2nd - 12th JANUARY 2013
Tuesday , Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 6.30pm
Sunday – 4pm

$25 PREVIEW – Friday 16th November – 8pm 
$25 SUNDAY  SPECIAL – Sunday 18th November – 4pm 

Prices:  $46  Adults;  $38  Students, Senior Citizens and Beneficiaries
$39  Groups (6+);  $25  Under 25s
$15  Children;  $107  Family Ticket – 2 adults plus 2 children

BOOKINGS  Circa Theatre  1 Taranaki Street, Wellington

Phone 801 7992  www.circa.co.nz  



CAST
Fairy Godmother / The Queen:  LYNDEE-JANE RUTHERFORD
Bertha:  GAVIN RUTHERFORD
Grace:  Jon Pheloung
Schwen:  PAUL JENDEN
Dagma:  EMMA KINANE
Father / The King:  JOHN WRAIGHT
Cinderella:  CHELSEA BOGNUDA
Prince James:  RICHARD DEY
Dan Dini:  SEAN ALLAN

DESIGN:
Set Design JOHN HODGKINS 
Costume Design PAUL JENDEN
Lighting Design JENNIFER LAL

PRODUCTION TEAM 
Stage Manager:  Eric Gardiner
Technical Operator:  Matt Eller
Sound Consultant:  Oceania Audio
Choreography:  Paul Jenden
Sound:  Paul Stent, Susan Wilson
Costume Construction:  Paul Jenden
Publicity:  Claire Treloar
Graphic Design:  Rose Miller, Kraftwork
Photography:  Stephen A'Court
House Manager:  Suzanne Blackburn
Front of House:  Linda Wilson