Cinderella Readers Theater – an alternative version of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale. Plus synopsis, teaching input, discussion and suggestions for follow up activities. Cast of 6. Duration around 10 minutes
This is one of a series of fairy tales, given an alternative twist, and presented in Reader’s Theater format.
These scripts are also available from www.plays-r-ussell.com as plays i.e. to be performed, with music suggestions and stage directions.
Stepsister 2: And let’s get movin
Cinderella: And groovin!
Stepsister 1: (Groaning) You can’t keep coming out with stuff like that!
Stepsister 2: It’s so … so …
Cinderella: Yes, I know. Sixties, right?
Stepsister 1: You said it!
Stepsister 2: We’re trying to drag you forward
Stepsister 1: Into the 21st century.
Stepsister 2: Take a look around! How many other hippies can you see?
Cinderella: But I’m different!
Stepsister 1: You can say that again!
Stepsister 2: Look, we’re just trying to help! You can’t go on living in the past forever!
Stepsister 1: People don’t say things like ‘groovy’ anymore
Stepsister 2: And they certainly don’t listen to your kind of music.
Cinderella: So? Like I said, I’m just different!
Stepsister 1: Yes, but you can’t go on living at home forever
Stepsister 2: It’s time you got out there and found yourself a
Cinderella: (Intervening) No! Please don’t say that word
Stepsister 1: What?
Stepsister 2: Husband?
Cinderella: Aggghh! You just said it!