Meanwhile, over at NORD, a little local classic was getting another airing. Cinderella Battistella, with music by the late Fred Palmisano and book and lyrics by Bob Bruce and David Cuthbert, was first produced in the late 1980s at Le Petit's Children's Corner, but has bubbled back to the surface several times since.
The story is told by Mother LeRoux (Lawana Menendez), a reader and advisor, who stirs a big moss-hung cauldron of Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo and offers teach-yourself videos for sale via her toll-free number.
We flash back to the 1950s. Cinderella Batistella (Country Day School senior Christina Peck) ...Read More