By Karen Zacarías
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine
On the day she was born, Ella was cursed to obey every command.
She's always been told there's nothing she can do to reverse it...Nevertheless, she persisted.
Ella of Frell is anything but ordinary. At birth, she was enchanted by a foolish fairy’s spell: the “gift” of obedience. For the rest of her life she must obey any command she is given, no matter how absurd. At 15, Ella sets out on a quest to break the curse forever!
Ella Enchanted is a fairy tale musical about self-empowerment, perseverance, and an eagerness to learn! Along the way, she'll encounter nasty ogres, evil step-sisters, and–if she has time–a handsome prince.
The Big Ideas
Set goals! Strive to achieve them.
Your role in life is not pre-destined.
Always be your true self.
Recommended for grades 2-6
Runtime: 60 minutes with no intermission.
Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
October 25–November 16
Thursdays and Fridays
(plus Tuesday, 11/6)
9:45am & 11:45am
ASL Interpreted Performance: Thursday, 11/1, at 11:45am
Balance Due: 10/5/18
Funding Assistance and Ticket to Read
Funding assistance applications for the 2018-2019 season are available now. Schools with 70+% free and reduce lunch participation may apply.
Ticket to Read is a program linking literacy to live theater by providing students from low-income schools with a free theater ticket and a companion book to take home. Learn more!