Theatre for Youth Presents “Cinderella, Cinderella”

April 13, 2018 at 12:19 pm

Theatre for Youth presents “Cinderella, Cinderella,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018 in the Studio Theatre.

The audience will assist in “Cinderella, Cinderella.” Groups of children will help Cinderella scrub the house and assist a very absentminded Fairy Godfather in transforming Cinderella for the ball. Tickets to the performance are $3 per person at the door.

In addition to offering the public performance on April 21, the group will take performances on the road to perform at local elementary schools. This outreach initiative aimed at introducing elementary, middle and high school students to the world of drama and theatre reached nearly 2,500 children last year.

“This is the 15th year that we have toured with a show and it is such a win-win opportunity for all involved,” said Rich Robinson, associate professor of theatre at USC Upstate. “The children are being exposed to a live theatrical performance, many for the first time ever, and they are the most honest audience we could ever hope for. The theatre students are gaining hands-on experience with acting, stage managing and the technical aspects of theatre.”

Robinson’s group will give performances at 12:20 p.m. and 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 at Fairforest Elementary School; 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24 at West View Elementary School; 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26; 1:15 p.m. on Friday, April 27 at Spartanburg Christian Academy.

For more information, contact Rich Robinson, at (864) 503-5621 or