Cinderella: A New Telling of an Old Tale is selling out FAST! See what the buzz is all about!

Tina Cote Burns makes magic as The Fairy Godmother in PTC's holiday production.

Tina Cote Burns welcomes the audience as The Fairy Godmother in PTC’s holiday production.

Penobscot Theatre Company is making magic once again with its holiday production of Cinderella: A New Telling of an Old Tale!  Audiences and reviewers are loving the show and it is selling out FAST! We want you to have the inside scoop, so here you will find audience comments, links to reviews, as well as our “secret stash” of pictures. Consider it a little early holiday present from us to you!

 

Ben Layman and Jesse Havea as the Baden-Rotten Sisters "Cinderella is Ah mazing!! BRAVO! the songs the colors the bear and those fabulous Bad n Rottens great great job" - Jackie Rogan

Ben Layman and Jesse Havea as the Baden-Rotten Sisters:
“Cinderella is Ah mazing!! BRAVO! the songs the colors the bear and those fabulous Bad n Rottens great great job” – Jackie Rogan

Kids and adults alike are loving the show!  This week, over 400 students will come from local  area schools to attend student matinees. The holiday show at PTC often features young performers as well, many of whom are participants in PTC’s Educational Programming “Dramatic Academy.”  Did you know Stephanie Colavito (Cinderella), Logan Bard (Dandini/Bear), Charlie Hanscom (Knickers/Bear), Molly Hagerty (Puffy), Zivi Osher (Lucille), Kate Fogg (Duffy) are all Dramatic Academy students?  Also amongst the sheep are youth performers Bronwyn Beardsley (Fluffy) and Abigail Thompson (Muffy).  The cast also features PTC Director of Education Jasmine Ireland (BoPeep) and teaching artists Ben Layman (Regan Rotten) and Arthur Morison (Baron Hardup)!

"My 4 year old daughter and I went to see Cinderella last night. We sat in the front row and she beamed the whole time! She dressed in her Cinderella dress and tiara. It was so great!!!! Thank you for an amazing performance! Bravo!" - Kristin A. Wallace (Bangor, ME)

“My 4 year old daughter and I went to see Cinderella last night. We sat in the front row and she beamed the whole time! She dressed in her Cinderella dress and tiara. It was so great!!!! Thank you for an amazing performance! Bravo!” – Kristin A. Wallace (Bangor, ME)

The cast also includes LOTS of local actors!  University of Maine (Margo Lukens, Dominick Varney, Ira Kramer), Bangor Hydro (Bob Potts), and Husson University (Christie Robinson) are just a few of the diverse backgrounds from which this talented group of performers is drawn.

Read the BDN review here: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/12/09/living/ptcs-cinderella-captures-spirit-of-season-without-a-scrooge-or-nutcracker/

Read the BDN review here: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/12/09/living/ptcs-cinderella-captures-spirit-of-season-without-a-scrooge-or-nutcracker/

This show is based in “British Panto,” a European holiday tradition. Listen to what our Artistic Director Bari Newport had to say about this in a Post by FOX ABC Maine.

The Maine Edge LOVED Cinderella and Prince Charming. Pick up a copy this week's edition to read the review!

The Maine Edge LOVED Cinderella and Prince Charming. Pick up a copy this week’s edition to read the review!

Tickets for the show are going fast so call the Box Office at 942-3333 or visit penobscottheatre.org TODAY!  Cinderella: A New Telling of an Old Tale will be performed December 5 – 29 at The Bangor Opera House.

 

 

 

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About Amy Roeder

Director of Education – Amy Roeder is pleased to be joining the staff at PTC. Amy received her BFA in theatre from the University of Evansville and her Master of Fine Arts in acting from The University of Georgia. She recently relocated to Bangor from Chicago where she taught and performed with famed comedy institution The Second City. Local audiences may have seen her onstage with Improv Acadia in Bar Harbor where she has been a company member since 2005. Amy has performed all over the country including at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park and with the Improv Asylum in Boston. In addition to teaching acting and improvisation classes all over the world, Amy is also designs and facilitates workshops in improvisational techniques for businesses. Amy hates writing in the third person.