Review: ‘Cinderella’ at the Orpheum Theatre (***1/2)

by Charles Kruger Rating: ***1/2 (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.) Magical? Check. Musical? Check. Charming? Check. Yes, the tour of the Broadway production (nominated for nine oscars) of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s lovely “Cinderella,” with a new book by Douglas Carter Beane, is everything Cinderella should be! On opening night, there were […]

Review: Rossini’s ‘La Cenerentola (Cinderella)’ at San Francisco Opera (*****)

(Daryl Henline + Lola Miller-Henline) (Rating: *****) (“La Cenerentola (Cinderella)” plays at the War Memorial Opera House November 18, 21st and 26th, 2014). “La Cenerentola (Cinderella)” by Gioachino Rossini, currently in production at San Francisco Opera is a wonder in every respect from the set design to the colorful voices of the singers. The story […]