Upcoming, and a GIVEAWAY: Cinderella at the Detroit Opera House, Feb. 16-28 {ends 2/14}


*Disclosure: I will be receiving show tickets in exchange for this post. The opinions expressed here, however, are my own.

Cinderella
 is coming to the Detroit Opera House next week, as part of Broadway in Detroit, and it should be a great show! Although I mostly see Broadway in Detroit musicals at the Fisher Theatre, I saw Newsies at the Opera House last December and it was a beautiful venue.

Show information:
RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play The Detroit Opera House for a limited engagement from February 16 - 28, 2016. Tickets will be available for purchase at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and at The Detroit Opera House and Fisher Theatre box offices starting at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 16.

With its fresh new take on the beloved tale of a young woman who is transformed from a chambermaid into a princess, this hilarious and romantic Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA combines the story's classic elements – glass slippers, pumpkin, and a beautiful ball along with some surprising twists. More than just a pretty face with the right shoe size, this Cinderella is a contemporary figure living in a fairytale setting. She is a spirited young woman with savvy and soul who doesn't let her rags or her gowns trip her up in her quest for kindness, compassion and forgiveness. She longs to escape the drudgery of her work at home and instead work to make the world a better place. She not only fights for her own dreams, but forces the prince to open his eyes to the world around him and realize his dreams too.


CINDERELLA has music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, a new book by Douglas Carter Beane and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is directed by Mark Brokaw and choreographed by Josh Rhodes. Music adaptation, supervision and arrangements are by David Chase and orchestrations are by Danny Troob.

One of Rodgers + Hammerstein's most popular titles, CINDERELLA was written for television -- debuting in 1957 starring Julie Andrews. In 2013, the show made its long-overdue Broadway debut. Along with CINDERELLA, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's legendary musicals include OKLAHOMA!, Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific and The Sound of Music.

Performance times for CINDERELLA appearing February 16-28, 2016 at The Detroit Opera House, located at 1526 Broadway, in Detroit, are:

- Tuesday through Saturday evening performances at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday evening performances at 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday matinees at 2:00 p.m.
- Sunday matinees at 1:00 p.m.
- Sunday February 21 at 6:30pm is a special open captioned performance

{Click here to purchase tickets}

Tickets for CINDERELLA range from $35 - $89 (includes a facility fee). Tickets for the open captioned performance may be purchased in person at either The Detroit Opera House or Fisher Theatre box offices or by phone at 313-872-1000, ext. 0. A limited number of premium seats will be available through Ticketmaster and at the box office.  For group sales (12 or more) please or call (313) 871-1132 or email groups@broadwayindetroit.com. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.


*Opening night, next Tuesday 2/16, is also KIDS NIGHT - bring the kids early for some fun pre-show activities like games/giveaways with 96.3 WDVD, Cinderella-themed craft making, the sciences of theater & shoe demonstrations, FREE Treat Dreams ice cream, and more. Pre-show activities start at 6pm.

*On Kids Night, kids tickets are FREE with the purchase of an adult ticket at full price! So get to the Opera House early to purchase tickets and participate in the pre-show activities. You can also purchase them on Ticketmaster, with code KIDS.

GIVEAWAY:

I have a family four-pack of tickets for one of my lucky readers to win! These tickets are for the opening night performance: Tuesday, February 16th, at 7:30pm.

Giveaway will end on Sunday, February 14th, at 11:59pm, and winner will be contacted via email and must respond that Monday, February 15th. The winner's tickets will be available at will call at the Detroit Opera House on the day of the show.

Must live in the Detroit area or be willing to drive to Detroit to enter this giveaway.

Good luck!

4 pack of Cinderella tix

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