PHOTOS: Cinderella’s Living the Dream at Eastern Middle School

There are 92 students in the cast, directed by Matthew Tracey, assisted by EMS 7th Grade Social Studies teacher Jennifer Badillo with choreography by Scott Sisbarro from St. Saviour’s School of Dance in Greenwich. Photo: Leslie Yager

Alexis Killeen rehearsed her role as Ella in the upcoming Eastern Middle School performance of Cinderalla.Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Ella’s sympathetic stepsister and her love interest Jean-Michel, played by Hunter Daur. Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

There are 92 students in the cast, directed by Matthew Tracey, assisted by EMS 7th Grade Social Studies teacher Jennifer Badillo with choreography by Scott Sisbarro from St. Saviour’s School of Dance in Greenwich. Photo: Leslie Yager

There are 92 students in the cast, directed by Matthew Tracey, assisted by EMS 7th Grade Social Studies teacher Jennifer Badillo with choreography by Scott Sisbarro from St. Saviour’s School of Dance in Greenwich. Photo: Leslie Yager

Charlie Adorney rehearses his role as Topher in Eastern Middle School's production of Cinderella. Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Charlie Adorney rehearses his role as Topher, Prince Charming, in Eastern Middle School’s production of Cinderella. Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella." Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Ella (Alexis Killeen), Gabrielle and (Stephanie Busani) and Jean-Michel (Hunter Daur) rehearse a scene EMS’s production of Cinderella. Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

There are 92 students in the cast, directed by Matthew Tracey, assisted by EMS 7th Grade Social Studies teacher Jennifer Badillo with choreography by Scott Sisbarro from St. Saviour’s School of Dance in Greenwich. Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella." Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella.” Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella." Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella.” Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Alexandra Lawler rehearses her role as Marie the fairy godmother at dress rehearsal for Eastern Middle School's performance of Cinderella. Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Alexandra Lawler rehearses her role as Marie the fairy godmother at dress rehearsal for Eastern Middle School’s performance of Cinderella. Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Ella and her sympathetic stepsister in EMS's production of Cinderella. Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Ella (Alexis Killeen) and her sympathetic stepsister Gabrielle and (Stephanie Busani) rehearse a scene in EMS’s production of Cinderella. Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella." Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella.” Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella." Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Ella’s sympathetic stepsister, played by Stephanie Busani with Jean-Michel played by Hunter Daur in Cinderella. Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella." Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Gabrielle (Stephanie Busani) Ella (Alexis Killeen), and Charlotte (McMillan Graham) at dress rehearsal for Eastern Middle School’s upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella.” Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella." Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Charlotte and Gabrielle, Ella’s stepsisters rehearsed for Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus performance of “Cinderella.” Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella." Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

Charlotte (McMillan Graham) rehearses for Eastern Middle School’s upcoming performance, “Cinderella.” Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella." Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella.” Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella” which runs from Thursday, January 18 through Saturday, January 20

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella.” Jan 6, 2018 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Eastern Middle School 8th Grade Show Chorus held a dress rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance, “Cinderella” which runs from Thursday, January 18 through Saturday, January 20 in the school’s Lee Book Auditorium.

Show times are Thursday, January 18 at 4:15 pm, Friday, January 19 at 7:30 pm, and Saturday, January 20 at 7:30 pm.

Thursday tickets are $5, and Friday and Saturday tickets are $15.

Tickets are sold in the main lobby of the school beginning January 11 every day before school from 7:15 am to 7:45 am.

Ticket reservations can be made via email by contacting Ms. Lori Lattarulo at lori_lattarulo@greenwich.k12.ct.us

The Eastern Middle School Show Chorus invites residents of local senior and adult living homes to the Thursday afternoon performance as guests of the school, free of charge.

There are 92 students in the cast, directed by Matthew Tracey, assisted by EMS 7th Grade Social Studies teacher Jennifer Badillo with choreography by Scott Sisbarro from St. Saviour’s School of Dance in Greenwich.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical.

The production features a 12-piece professional orchestra, Eastern’s largest to date. This
contemporary take on the classic tale features Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible”, “Ten Minutes Ago” & “Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful?” in this hilarious and romantic experience for anyone who’s ever had a dream.

The cast of characters include Ella (Alexis Killeen), Topher (Charlie Adorney), Madame (Sofia Luna), Sebastian (Finn McCooe), Marie (Alexandra Lawler), Gabrielle (Stephanie Busani), Charlotte (McMillan Graham), Jean-Michel (Hunter Daur), and Lord Pinkleton (Ben Walker).


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