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Stuart Damon as the Prince and Lesley Ann Warren as Cinderella (1969)
Music Richard Rodgers
Lyrics Oscar Hammerstein II
Book Oscar Hammerstein II
Basis Cendrillon, a fairy tale by Charles Perrault
Productions CBS Television (1957)

Cinderella is a musical. It is based on the fairy tale, "Cendrillon, ou La petite pantoufle de vere" by Charles Perrault. Oscar Hammerstein II wrote the musical's book and lyrics. Richard Rodgers wrote the music. Musical highlights include "In My Own Little Corner", "A Lovely Night", "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?" and "Impossible".

The musical was written for the CBS Network. It was televised on 31 March 1957. Julie Andrews starred as Cinderella. The musical opened on 18 December 1958 at the Coliseum in London. It was remade for television by the CBS Network, and aired on 22 February 1965 with Lesley Anne Warren as Cinderella, Stuart Damon as the Prince, Walter Pidgeon as the King, and Celeste Holm as the Godmother. Cinderella premiered on Broadway on 3 March 2013.

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