New opening date for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella

Following the cancellation of its opening night last week, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella has announced new dates and is set to open on 25 August, with previews from 18 August.

The production had begun previews at the Gillian Lynne Theatre before COVID rules forced the company into self-isolation on 19 July - the same date as COVID restrictions relaxed in England, causing Lloyd Webber to proclaim that 'Freedom Day has turned into closure day'.

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella new romantic musical comedy featuring an original story and book by 2021 OSCAR® winner EMERALD FENNELL (Promising Young Woman) and lyrics by Tony & Olivier award winner DAVID ZIPPEL (City of Angels). LAURENCE CONNOR (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, School of Rock) directs with choreography by JOANN M. HUNTER.

Carrie Hope Fletcher stars as Cinderella, alongside Ivano Turco as Prince Sebastian, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt as the Stepmother, Caleb Roberts as Prince Charming, Rebecca Trehearn as the Queen, Laura Baldwin and Georgina Castle as the Stepsisters and Gloria Onitiri as the Godmother.

Also in the show are Georgina Onuorah as the Ensemble / Alternate Cinderella, Sam Robinson as Dorian, Giovanni Spano as Gawain and Vinny Coyle as Arthur.

The full company includes Michael Afemaré, Lydia Bannister, Michelle Bishop, William Bozier, Lauren Byrne, Sophie Camble, Tobias Charles, Nicole Deon, Jonathan David Dudley, Dominic Adam Griffin, Michael Hamway, James Lee Harris, Leah Harris, Kate Ivory Jordan, Kelsie-Rae Marshall, Andy Rees, Alexandra Waite Roberts, Lauren Stroud, Georgia Tapp, Matthieu Vinetot and Rodney Vubya.

Tickets are currently on-sale until 13 February 2022 and the official cast album is available now:

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