Andrew Lloyd Webber debuts new song from Cinderella, starring Carrie Hope Fletcher
The world premiere of Lloyd Webber’s newest musical will open at the Gillian Lynne Theatre next year.
Andrew Lloyd Webber has released one of the new songs which will be performed in the world premiere of Cinderella, which will open next year. Titled “Far Too Late”, Carrie Hope Fletcher sings the track in an exclusive video, which can be watched here.
Webber dedicates the song to governments worldwide, stating that: “we are getting to the point where it is ‘far too late.’ We want to get back to the theater again, we want to be open."
Fletcher will star as the titular character in Cinderella, previously starring as Fantine in Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre and Veronica in Heathers at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. She will be joined by Victoria Hamilton-Barritt as the Stepmother, with further casting to be announced.
Inspired by the fairytale of the same name, the musical will feature a book by Emerald Fennell, best known for her Emmy Award-nominated work for Killing Eve. Music and lyrics is by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel, with direction by Laurence Connor and choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter.
Cinderella tickets are available now.
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