Cinderella’s magic triumphs…The score is as enchanting as ever!”

- New York Daily News

“Gossamer and magic! The score soars…Cinderella is a good show for kids.”

- New York Post

Cinderella is a thorough, total delight, full to overflowing with magic and romance.”

- Associated Press

“There is magic in what they did, as though a fairy’s wand has touched it all and made it sing and shine.”

- New York Daily Mirror

Cinderella sparkles! The Rodgers and Hammerstein score is delightful.”

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Cope Amphitheater at Yanney Heritage Park

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Crane River Theater has decided to postpone Cinderella to Summer 2021. The health and safety of our patrons and artists are our highest priority. We hope to see you in 2021!

“Impossible things are happening every day!” Join Crane River Theater under the open sky at Yanney Park as this magical fairy tale is reborn with originality, charm and elegance. Cinderella spends her days in a life of servitude for her cruel stepmother, and dreams of a better life. With the help of her Fairy Godmother, her wishes come true, and she’s transformed into a beautiful princess. She meets a handsome prince, but must leave before the spell wears off and her dress turns back to rags. Leaving behind just one glass slipper, will the Prince be able to find Cinderella and live happily ever after? Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella continues to captivate audiences year after year. After all, even if we know the story by heart, we still hold our breath until we are sure that the slipper fits.

Join us on opening night, June 19, for the annual Storybook Walk, in partnership with the Kearney Area Children’s Museum!



Ella – Ashlyn Combs
Topher – Andrew Greiche
Lord Pinkleton – Paul Brodene Smith
Sebastian – Joe Knispel
Marie – Eileen Jahn
Jean-Michel – Gianni Palmarini
Madame – Darla Heggem
Gabrielle – Sarai Harding
Charlotte – Megan Troost
Fox/Footman – Noah Hamade
Raccoon/Driver – Davis Churchman
Knights, Townspeople, Lords & Ladies of the Court, PeasantsAmariah Gesinski, Davis Churchman, Emily Saadi, Grace Clark, Grace McDonald, Masie Dulitz, Maximus Wohler, Melissa Tormene, Morea Nichols, Noah Hamade, Richard Harbols, Steven Boldt, Weston Walz, Whitney Wolf

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