The English Theatre of Düsseldorf will present the German premiere of Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark’s musical, Cinderella, on September 5 at 4:00 p.m. and on September 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the Theatermuseum, Jägerhofstrasse 1, Düsseldorf. Directed by Ilya Parenteau with musical direction by Tilman Wohlber and choreography by Victoria Wohleber, the production will be presented in English in an outdoor setting targeted especially for children ages 4-10 years old.
The English Theatre of Düsseldorf is the only professional English-speaking theatre company in Germany’s Rhine region. Created in 2018 by Ilya Parenteau and Rosie Thorpe, the theatre aims to present a diverse repertoire of works for all ages, to collaborate with international artists to bring new works to its stage, and to present workshops and educational programs. Parenteau hails from Chicago, where she has been active on that vibrant theatre scene. Thorpe was trained in England and has toured as an actress in Europe.