Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella - The Musical written by: Underrated Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella is musical originally written for television, featuring Richard Rodgers' music and lyrics and book by Osca Hammerstein. It's based purely upon fairy tale of Cinderella, more accurately on the french version called Cendrillon written by Charles Perrault. Main story focuses on young woman who is forced to live life in servitude by obeying her cruel and evil stepmother and stepsisters. By having a proper help of Fairy Godmother, she is being transformed into Princess who afterwards finds her beloved Prince.This season's Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella is marking Broadway premiere for this celebrated musical, originally written in 1957. This adaptation is starring Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes, and it will last approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes with intermission. It is perfectly suited for people of any age because its story has fairy tale childishness and it can also be suited for grown ups who enjoy these types of stories and plays. Whole production received rave reviews, which also includes a positive review from Ben Brantley, the infamous New York Times' journalist who described it as a reassuringly old fashioned play with refreshingly snarky and sentimental storyline. This musical has also managed to scoop up impressive amount of 9 Tony Awards nominations, which includes the category of Best Musical Revival.Mr. Beane's version of Cinderella also offers a new and creative romantic twist on ultimate make-over story of this maid that turned into a princess, while properly mixing contemporary references, fresh comedy and adding ordinary classic fairy tale elements, such as glass slipper, masked ball, pumpkin and more. In full addition to musical numbers from original score, this show also features various songs from the back catalogue of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Whole show is consisted of 3 acts which are created to give this show a marvelous and astonishing fairy tale sentiment.