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When: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 19 2020

Jackie Taylor's popular musical reimagining of the Cinderella story from the perspective of a Black girl from the projects whose stepmother works at the post office and whose fairy godmama is from Jamaica first premiered 43 years ago and has been remounted by Black Ensemble Theater many times since. This current incarnation is directed by Taylor and stars Jayla Williams-Craig as Cinderella, Blake Hawthorne as the Prince, Rhonda Preston as the stepmother, and Robin DaSilva as the fairy godmama.

Price: Previews 10/26-10/27 and 11/1-11/2, $45; regular run 11/3-1/19/2020 $55 Thu and Sat matinees, $65 Fri, Sat evenings, and Sun matinees

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