In the midst of a Dr. Seuss-themed Homecoming filled with interesting characters, fairy tales will be coming to life Oct. 21-23 on the top of the Hill. Join the WKU Department of Theatre & Dance for the second show in its Children’s Theatre Series, Cinderella Confidential by Eric Coble, directed by Allie Thomas, a senior from Clinton.
Prince Charming has the shoe, but where’s his princess? Two opposing news reporters, Jabber and Glamour, compete for the biggest news story of their lives. This is a hilarious new take on the classic fairy tale, full of big laughs and gentle truths.
Cast members include Jacob Chamberlain, a freshman from Louisville; Gracie Craft, a sophomore from Paducah; Becca Green, a freshman from Mayfield; Cameron Lane, a freshman from Elizabethtown; Haley Moore, a senior from Louisville; Deanna Oglesby, a junior from Greenville; Gabriel Pless, a junior from Brentwood, Tennessee; Nathanial Roark, a freshman from Goshen; Jeffrey Silvers, a freshman from Clarksville, Tennessee; Nick Struck, a sophomore from Louisville; Natalie Thompson, a freshman from Louisville; and Anna Wilson, a junior from Lexington.
Cinderella Confidential runs Oct. 21-23 in the Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Showtimes are 4 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. All tickets are $5 and the show is suitable for all ages. Purchase tickets online at no additional charge at https://wku.showare.com/ or call the WKU Fine Arts Box Office at (270) 745-3121; box office hours are noon-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Children’s Theatre Series concludes with The Imaginators on Dec. 2-4.
About Theatre and Dance: More than 15,000 people were entertained by the WKU Department of Theatre and Dance last year. The department presents over 20 productions every year including four Mainstage productions, two Mainstage dance concerts, three student-choreographed dance concerts, a Children’s Theatre Series, a Studio Series of student-directed works, a Before Broadway Series featuring a staged reading of a new musical, and a Next Stage Series of showcases and works in progress. More information about the WKU Department of Theatre and Dance can be found at www.wku.edu/theatre-and-dance or by calling the department at (270) 745-5845. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @WKUTheatreDance.
Contact: Julie Pride, (270) 779-2560