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UC Presents Fairytale Comedy Spin-Off

Only School to Perform "Cinderella Waltz" on East Coast

Written By Victoria Lamanna '15, PR Intern

Comedic spin-off of classic Grimm Brothers' tale


Utica, NY (02/26/2014)
- Utica College’s Department of Performing and Fine Arts will present its spring play, “Cinderella Waltz,” created by Don Nigro and presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., from Thursday, March 6 to Sunday, March 9. 

“Cinderella Waltz,” directed by Marijean Levering, associate professor of theatre, is a comedic spin-off of the classic fairytale created by the Grimm Brothers. Although most of the iconic characters have a role in the play, most are unrecognizable due to their unusual behavior. Rosey Snow, her two stepsisters, stepmother, lecherous father, not-so-charming Prince, her unhelpful fairy godmother and other characters, are played by 16 student and community cast members.

Playing the role of Rosey Snow will be Rose Zaloom and Sara George, who will each perform on two of the four nights.

Currently, Utica College is one of two schools in the entire country, and the only theatre program on the East Coast to perform “Cinderella Waltz.”

Tickets are $4, general admission, and can be purchased at the door. Show times are 8 p.m. from Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information about this performance, or other performances at UC, contact Dan Hapanowicz at dmhapano@utica.edu or (315) 792-3057.

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 36 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 21 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.


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