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It’s panto time in Chelmsford

08 Oct It’s panto time in Chelmsford

Grab your glass slippers and your best ball gown, thank your fairy godmother, you are having a night on the town! Cinderella, the fairy godmother of all pantomimes, is coming to Chelmsford’s Civic Theatre from Friday 30 November 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019, and tickets are selling fast.

The classic fairytale will once again be retold to wow audiences. We find Cinderella has just lost her beloved father and has been put in the care of her relatives. To pay her way Cinderella is made to live below stairs and do all the cleaning, mending and cooking for her lazy step family! Will Cinderella be rescued by her prince and live happily ever after? Oh yes she will!

Boo the wicked and elaborately dressed Maureen and Chlorine – the Ugly Sisters, laugh out-loud at Buttons the kind-hearted servant, love the Fairy Godmother, swoon over the handsome Prince Charming and cheer on beautiful Cinderella as her dreams come true.

Cinderella will be played by new star of the stage, Caitlin Rutter, in her first principle role since graduating from the well-renowned Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom. Caitlin has previously trod the boards at the Civic Theatre when she was a student appearing in Jack and The Beanstalk.

Other familiar faces include the comedic Louie Westwood, who will be playing Ugly Sister Maureen, Richard Foster-King as Ugly Sister Chlorine, and Abigail Carter-Simpson who will be the Fairy Godmother. There will also be a special appearance from two Shetland ponies who will be taking Cinderella to the ball in her sparkling coach!

For more information on performance times and to book tickets call the Box Office on 01245 606505 or book online at  Tickets are £23.00 (full-price) and £20.00 (concession) with special rates for groups, families and schools.