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Carolee Carmello, Grace McLean, Jordan Dobson Join Bad Cinderella on Broadway

Find out who else will be starring in the new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

Carolee Carmello, Jordan Dobson, and Grace McLean
Carolee Carmello, Jordan Dobson, and Grace McLean
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Full casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of Emerald Fennell, David Zippel, and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bad Cinderella. Performances begin February 17 at the Imperial Theatre, with opening night set for March 23.

Joining Linedy Genao, who takes on the title role, are Carolee Carmello as the Stepmother, Grace McLean as the Queen, Jordan Dobson as Sebastian, Morgan Higgins as Marie, Sami Gayle as Adele, Christina Acosta Robinson as the Godmother, and Savy Jackson as the Cinderella alternate.

The ensemble will include Raymond Baynard, Michael Baerga, Lauren Boyd, Tristen Buettel, Kayleigh Cronin, Josh Drake, Ben Lanham, Angel Lozada, Cameron Loyal, Mariah Lyttle, Sarah Meahl, Christian Probst, Larkin Reilly, Julio Rey, Lily Rose, J. Savage, Tregony Shepard, Dave Schoonover, Paige Smallwood, and Aléna Watters. Alyssa Carol, Gary Cooper, Robin Masella, Chloe Nadon-Enriquez, and Lucas Thompson are swings.

Bad Cinderella's design team will include Gabriela Tylesova (sets and costumes), Bruno Poet (lighting), Gareth Owen (sound), and Luc Verschueren (hair and wigs). Directing is Laurence Connor, and choreographing is JoAnn M. Hunter.

This modern retelling of the fairytale finds Cinderella and her prince in circumstances that cause them to rethink what "happily ever after" really means.

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