a Cinderella Tale

Coming to the Great Room Theater in April of 2018 is an OBPC original musical, based on a story idea written by local resident, JJ House. Adapted for stage by OBPC, this Cinderella story, paired with original music, will delight audiences of all ages!   “Ella”, a heartwarming story of a young woman overcoming a life of trials & drudgery to find the true love & life she has prayed for.

Auditions will be held on January 2, 2018 at 7pm in the Great Room Theater located in the Admin. Bldg. of the Mt. Vernon Developmental Center, 1250 Vernonview Drive, Mt. Vernon.  You are asked to stay until dismissed (necessary for cold reads as we do not do callbacks) Standard audition requirements apply (see link below) with the following additional requirements…

Anyone auditioning for the role of *Ella, Ella’s mother, Stepmother, Stepsisters, King, Queen, *Prince, Butler, Cook will need to prepare a vocal audition using the following selections of music in addition to the standard audition requirements.

Female Role:   Around Every Corner

Male: More Than Beauty

*Anyone audition for Ella or the Prince will need to sing “Dance, Dance with Me” in addition, as this requires strong harmonies.


Click below for recordings of audition songs

Around Every Corner Recording

More Than Beauty Recording

Dance Dance With Me

(vocal recording credits: Eslpeth Badertscher and Mitchell Gail)



Female Characters

Young Ella (age 4-8)

Ella (age 16-30)

Mary (age 30-50)

Molly/Cook (age 16-70)

Nastasha (age 16-30)

Lavinia (age 16-30)

Stepmother (age 30-60)

Queen (age 30-60)

Male Characters

Ella's Father (age 30-60)

Prince Edward (age 16-30)

Preacher (age 16-80)

Francisco (age 16-30)

King (age 30-70)

Barkley/Butler (age 30-70)

Butterflies and Months (age 4-17)

Ball Room Extras



 click here for Standard Audition Requirements and detailed information and rehearsal/performance schedules

click here for location/contact information and a map

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