About: Enjoy the excitement, drama, majesty and thrill of this ageless story where pumpkins become elegant coaches, mice become men, and rags turn to riches with the wave of a wand! Once Upon a Dream: The Classic Story of Cinderella presents the charming fairytale as you have never seen it before...with fresh, uplifting songs and a whole cast of delightful new characters surrounding the story of Cinderella and dreams that do come true. This 35-minute musical offers many opportunities for students to act and dance with easy speaking roles for both boys and girls; written to be easily performed by small or large groups for maximum success whether you're performing on a stage, in a gym or on risers. The “mega-mix” medley of all the songs brings new excitement to the finale of this great show. It will truly be an unforgettable experience for your school and community.
Relive the excitement, the majesty and the thrills of those glorious bygone days when pumpkins became elegant coaches, mice became men, and rags turned into riches with the flick of a wand. This is the classic story of Cinderella with fresh and exciting songs that will carry you to a world of wicked stepsisters, a bumbling fairy godmother, a handsome prince and a cast of delightful new characters. Be creative as you take your students and audience on a magical journey with your production of Once Upon A Dream!
- Dave and Jean Perry
Narrators: Two or more students, may be different actors for each scene. May sing with the chorus. Cinderella: A sweet, caring, honest girl who dreams of a better day. Four solos.
Stepmother: A bossy, overbearing lady who is ill-mannered. Two ensemble songs.
Esmerelda: Stepsister; pushy, spoiled girl. Two solos, two ensemble songs.
Parmelia: Stepsister; whining, devious girl. Two solos, two ensemble songs.
King's Courtier #1: A proper, nose-in-the-air boy or girl. Two ensemble songs.
King's Courtier #2: A proper, disciplined boy or girl. Two ensemble songs.
King's Courtier #3: Youngest of the messengers; tries to be like the other two, but is inexperienced
and fumbles around: boy or girl. Two ensemble songs.
Juliet: Young girl, Cinderella's age; a bit of a leader. Chorus songs.
Bess: Young girl, Cinderella's age; sweet and curious. Chorus songs.
Eleanor: Young girl, Cinderella's age; very interested in boys. Chorus songs.
Anne: Young girl, Cinderella's age; emotional. Chorus songs.
Margaret: Young girl, Cinderella's age; practical. Chorus songs.
William: Young man, Cinderella's age; a leader. Chorus songs.
Richard: Young man, Cinderella's age; practical. Chorus songs.
John: Young man, Cinderella's age; critical. Chorus songs.
Robert: Young man, Cinderella's age; sympathetic. Chorus songs.
Fairy Godmother: A disorganized, absent-minded, mjddle-aged magical lady. One solo, three
Footman: Very proper; good etiquette; boy. One solo, three ensemble songs.
Coachman #1: Excitable, spontaneous -boy or girl. Three ensemble songs.
Coachman #2: A little brash; not as reserved as the others -boy or girl. Three ensemble songs.
Court Herald: Boy or girl. Carries a staff to tap the floor when announcing the arrival of guests.
King: An older character; kind and noble. Solo and chorus songs.
Queen: Older; matronly and regal. Solo and chorus songs.
Prince: A polite, well-mannered, dignified boy of royal birth. One ensemble song, chorus songs.
2 Waiters: Boys or girls, proper and dignified. Chorus songs. No speaking.
Townspeople and Party-goers: Boys and girls. Chorus songs. No speaking.
Scene 1: Village Square
Cinderella - Introduction (Townspeople)
Scene 2: Cinderella's Home
In My Dreams (Cinderella)
Going to the Ball (Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Footman, 2 Coachmen
Scene 3: Palace Ball
Grand Waltz (lnstrumental)
Scene 4: Village
The Prince Is Corning to Town (Townspeople and Party-goers)
Scene 5: Cinderella's Home
If the Shoe Fits (King's Courtiers)
In My Dreams - Reprise (Cinderella, Fairy Godmother, Footman, Coachmen, Prince, Stepsisters, Stepmother)
Grand Waltz Exit Music (Instrumental)
Once Upon a Dream The Classic Story of Cinderella [eKIT]