“Cinderella” (Broadway Version): Dressing Ella, Part 3 (Blue Transforming Costume)

  The first transforming costume that Ella wears is for the “Impossible” scene, where the Fairy Godmother transforms her peasant dress into a white gown for the Ball.  This is the finale of a long magical sequence that begins with the transformation of Marie into the Fairy Godmother, the Raccoon and Fox into Coachman and…

“Cinderella” (Broadway Version): Dressing Ella, Part 1 (Transformation Videos)

Dressing Ella is a huge part of “Cinderella”.  One of the first decisions that needs to be made, before just about anything else, what to do about the Transforming Costumes. Broadway Cinderella has three major and one minor transformation costume–and three of those belong to Ella.  Ella transforms from her peasant outfit to her white…

Dressing “Gabrielle” Cinderella: Broadway Version

Gabrielle is the “good” Stepsister in “Cinderella” (Broadway Version).  She is much more aware of Ella and her plight, and often will make attempts at kindness to temper Madame’s cruelty.  She eventually befriends Ella and despite the social ambitions of her mother, and the oblivious selfishness of her sister Charlotte, chooses true love Jean-Micheal. The…