Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical retelling of the classic fairy tale. Cinderella is a teenage girl forced to do all of the menial tasks i...更多>
Prince: Ah, yes! I noticed the pomp! But she has a circumstance that I cannot abide. Stepmother:
And what is that, Your Highness?
Prince: She creaks. King: A woman given to sudden, mysterious appearances and disappearances seems to me to lack the first qualification for a queen. Queen: And what is that, my lord? King: She should not disappear into thin air. Queen: Oh, I am certain that once married, she would settle down. Prince: It would not be so bad if I saw them as fair young maidens. King: How else do you see them? Prince: As contenders for a prize and I am the prize. Stepmother: You, Prunella, your knee creaks. Prunella: I cannot help it, mother. Stepmother: Yes, you can. Rub some unicorn oil into it. Whoever hopes to marry the Prince must be perfect. [first lines] Aide: We are in sight of the towers of home and your father's palace. Prince: It hardly seems like we've been gone for an entire year. Aide: I sent messengers ahead to tell of your arrival Prince: I am dying of thirst. Let us stop at that cottage [last lines] Fairy Godmother: [singing] Impossible things are happening every day! Prince: What is your name, lass? Cinderella: I am called Cinderella. Prince: And why are you called that? Cinderella: Because I sit among the ashes. Prince: And why do you do that? Cinderella: To warm my feet. You see, sir, I sleep in the attic where it's always cold. Prince: And why do you sleep in the attic? Cinderella: The other rooms are occupied by my stepmother and my stepsisters. Prince: And where does your father sleep? Cinderella: In heaven. The Herald: [singing] His royal highness Christopher Rupert Vwindemier Vlandamier Carl Alexander Francois Reginald Lancelot Herman... Small Boy #1: [speaking] Herman? The Herald: [speaking] Herman... [singing] The Herald: Gregory James is giving a ball. The Herald: [singing] His royal highness Christopher Rupert son of her majesty Queen Constantina Charlotte Hermantrude Guenivere Mazie... Small Boy #1: [speaking] Mazie? The Herald: [speaking] Mazie... [singing] The Herald: Marguerite Anne is giving a ball.
The Herald: [singing] His royal highness Christopher Rupert son of his majesty King Maximillian Godfee Ladeslous Leapolt Sydney... Ensemble: [speaking in unison] Sydney? The Herald: [speaking] Sydney... [singing] The Herald: Fredrick John is giving a ball.