The Best of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Midnight The Cinderella Musical

Step into a world of magic, laughter, and reimagined fairy tales with Midnight The Cinderella Musical, an enchanting Australian production that breathes new life into the classic story of Cinderella.

Set to the irresistible tunes of John Foreman & Anthony Costanzo, with an exclusive song by the beloved Kate Miller-Heidke, this musical captivates audiences with its catchy and heartfelt Broadway-style music.

At the heart of this show is the outstanding performance of Brianna Bishop as Ella/Cinderella. Her portrayal of a feisty, strong-willed, and caring heroine is nothing short of mesmerizing. Not only does she bring a refreshing twist to the character, but her stunning vocal performance throughout the show leaves audiences in awe.

Shane Jacobson, who plays the King, delivers comic brilliance, particularly in the song ‘Being The King,’ making it a standout moment in the entire production. Thomas McGuane, as the dashing Prince Charming, exudes charm and captivates with his every move. Verity Hunt-Ballard’s portrayal of the conniving Step-Mother Madame Bellington is scarily good, while Melanie Bird and Kristie Nguy provide great comedic relief as the hilarious offside Step-Sisters.

Australian Musical Theatre star Lucy Durack dazzles with her breathtaking performance of the song ‘You Are The One’ as the enchanting Ms. Madrina/Fairy Godmother. Raphael Wong’s lovely rich baritone voice and his portrayal of the Father bring depth and emotion to the story. Matt Lee shines brightly in the role of Andre, delivering unforgettable energy and tap performances that stay with you long after the show ends.

The ensemble is a force to be reckoned with, expertly executing Kelly Aykers’ choreography and playing a wide range of characters that add depth and dimension to the narrative.

Under the skilful Direction of Dean Murphy and Pip Mushin, Midnight The Cinderella Musical weaves together an engaging and heart-warming tale that keeps the audience captivated from start to finish. The band, led by Musical Director Anthony Barnhill, delivers an outstanding performance that perfectly complements the talented cast on stage.

The simple yet creatively transformative set design is a testament to the ingenuity of the production team, making excellent use of the smaller Comedy Theatre space to create a captivating and immersive experience for the audience.

With its final curtain call scheduled for July 23rd, this is a show you don’t want to miss! Hurry and grab your tickets to witness the magic at The Comedy Theatre on Exhibition St. in Melbourne. Midnight The Cinderella Musical is a delightful, heart-warming, and unforgettable experience that will leave you enchanted and asking for more.

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Written by: Michael Kent