Cinderella Character List
PLEASE NOTE: All of these roles are meant to be filled by adults or older teens (16 up).
CINDERELLA: A shy and very sweet orphaned teenage girl who lives with her wicked stepmother and mean stepsisters. She dreams and is determined to find a better life for herself.
THE FAIRY GODMOTHER: A beautiful and mysterious character who helps fulfill Cinderella’s wish to go to the ball and change her destiny.
THE STEPMOTHER: A beautiful but evil woman who is unkind to Cinderella, yet dotes on her own two miserable offspring.
GRACE (the awkward stepsister): One of Cinderella’s stepsisters. Taller and awkward in her appearance.
JOY (the sullen stepsister): Cinderella’s other stepsister; a bit shorter than Grace, Joy is the sullen one; with a unique laugh.
CHRISTOPHER: A youthful, handsome, but reluctant, prince searching for his independence and for his true love.
LIONEL: The prince’s Royal Steward, and his one true ally and friend.
QUEEN CONSTANTINA: Prince Christopher’s lovely mother; she wants the best for her son, and tries to keep her husband, the King, in line.
KING MAXIMILLIAN: Prince Christopher’s father, who gives the young man advice. This is a comedic character.
CHORUS: Villagers, Merchants, Maidens and Palace Guests
Children’s Chorus: Chorus roles for children 8 years of age and older
Children will be playing the part of the animals that Cinderella takes care of and interacts with. These are non-speaking roles, but participants will act, sing in the chorus and participate in scene changes. Animals include:
- Charles the cat
- Four white mice
- A dove
- Additional animals in Cinderella’s home