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Ella Enchanted

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:00pm

Des Moines Community Playhouse
831 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50312

By Karen Zacarias
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine

As a baby, Ella was given the “gift” of obedience by a fairy named Lucinda. Growing into a teenager, she must keep this a secret as schoolmates play tricks on her to do whatever she is told. Trying to find a way to break the spell, Ella encounters an evil stepmother and her two unpleasant daughters and saves a handsome Prince Char and his knights from an ogre, leading to a friendship between the two.

Based on Gail Carson Levine’s 1997 novel of the same name, with themes including determination and independence, you don’t miss this girl-power spin on the Cinderella story that’s a fairy tale like no other.

Children’s Theatre Age Intention: Playhouse children’s theatre productions are intended for ages 5 and up.

Times: 1:00 p.m and 4:00 p.m.

Theatre: Kate Goldman Children's Theatre

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