Overview

By Matthew Whittet
Original Concept by Anthea Williams

A classic fairy tale, reimagined for right now.

This Cinderella is not about princes and princesses. It’s about a single woman trying to go on a half-decent date, and a single guy who has an unreasonable fear of not being heard over loud music in bars. There may not be any ugly sisters, but there’s the occasional mysterious animal. There’s midnight. There’s a shoe. There’s definitely dancing. And there’s beautiful transformation.

From the curious mind of preeminent playwright Matthew Whittet (Girl Asleep, The Book of Everything), comes a gorgeous and funny first date like no other. Filled with glittering magic and awkward affection, Cinderella is a heartfelt fairy tale for adults about love forged offline and in person. 

Acclaimed Queensland performers Amy Ingram (I Want To Know What Love Is, COSI) and Thomas Larkin (Death Of A Salesman, True West) are directed by Daniel Evans (I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You, Richard III), in this poignant romantic comedy for anyone that’s sick of swiping left.

Cinderella undermines the Hollywood rom-com to hilarious effect.” Concrete Playground
Cinderella is an accurate and timely representation of romance in the digital age.” Suzy Goes See

Director Daniel Evans
Featuring Amy Ingram & Thomas Larkin
Lighting Designer Jason Glenwright
Composer & Sound Designer Dane Alexander
Set & Costume Designer Chloe Greaves

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Pricing Guide

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PREVIEW PERFORMANCE i ADULT $39 CONCESSION^ $19
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EDUCATION

  • Information for teachers

    RECOMMENDED FOR: Years 11 and 12
    WARNINGS: Occasional/infrequent, medium level coarse language. An implied romantic entanglement occurs in the blackout, however there is no nudity or revealing of underwear.
    *Please note that references to Owls, Milo and The NeverEnding Story films also feature*
    THEMES: Love, loneliness, transformation, social anxiety, loss, relationships, dating

    More Info (pdf 80KB)
  • Professional Learning Opportunity

    Wednesday 3 April, 4:45pm for a 5pm start
    Cremorne Theatre, QPAC

    Join Director Daniel Evans, Education Producer Annette Box and selected members of the cast and creative team for a unique insight into the development, theatrical styles and education resources for Cinderella.

    Free – registration essential
    Contact QPAC Group Sales
    (07) 3840 7466 or groups@qpac.com.au


People

Amy Ingram

Thomas Larkin

Annette Box

Daniel Evans

Tara Hobbs

Chloe Greaves

Dane Alexander

Jason Glenwright


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