Ever After, the Cinderella-inspired musical based on the 1998 Drew Barrymore film, is set to open at the Alliance Theatre January 26 after beginning preview performances January 15. The show by songwriting team Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler is scheduled to run through February 17.
Directed by Susan V. Booth (Native Guard, Troubadour) and choreographed by JoAnn M. Hunter (Disaster!, School of Rock), the show stars Sierra Boggess (School of Rock, The Little Mermaid), Terry Burrell (The Threepenny Opera) as Queen Marie, Todd Buonopane (Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella) as Captain Laurent, David Garrison as Leonardo da Vinci, Chris Kayser as King Francis, Jeff McCarthy (The Pirate Queen, Urinetown) as Pierre Malette, Tim Rogan as Prince Henry, and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York (Head Over Heels, Disaster!) as Baroness Rodmilla du Ghent, with Jenny Ashman as Marguerite du Ghent, Rachel Flynn as Jacqueline du Ghent, Justin Keyes (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) as Gustave, Jimmy Kieffer as Maurice, Rhyn Saver as Louise, Corey James Wright as Auguste de Barbarac, and Bella Yantis as Young Danielle de Barbarac.
The ensemble features Michael Biren, Jennifer Joanne Bowles, Tristen Buettel, Meghan Glogowar, Tamrin Goldberg, Joshua Keith, Chani Maisonet, Lindsay Moore, Joseph J. Pendergrast, Justin Schuman, Jonathan Shew, Molly Tynes, and Kyle Vaughn.
The creative team includes Tony Award-winning orchestrator Doug Besterman, music director Phil Reno, Tony-nominated set designer Anna Louizos, Tony-winning costume designer Linda Cho, Drama Desk-winning hair and wig designer Charles LaPointe, projection designer Sven Ortel, fight director J. Allen Suddeth, sound designer Ken Travis, and Tony-nominated lighting designer Robert Wierzel.
Tickets and more information are available at AllianceTheatre.org.