Dangerous Cinderella is taking its last bow.
The Andrew Lloyd Webber manufacturing introduced on Wednesday that it is going to be closing on the Imperial Theatre on June 4, after opening in March.
The musical introduced its closure after it did not garner any Tony Award nominations, which had been introduced Might 2. Bob Fosse’s Dancin‘, which additionally didn’t obtain any nods, introduced its closure that day.
Dangerous Cinderella had additionally seen weeks of declining grosses and attendance. In the latest week of grosses, which ended Might 7, the musical performed to 53 p.c capability and grossed $326,303, which is beneath the working prices of most musicals.
Because it stands, after Dangerous Cinderella performs its last efficiency, Lloyd Webber won’t have a musical on Broadway for the primary time in many years. He had been lengthy represented by The Phantom of the Opera, which performed its last efficiency on April 16, in addition to different musicals reminiscent of Cats, Evita and College of Rock.
The musical joins a protracted checklist of Broadway productions which have closed within the final yr, together with KPOP, A Unusual Loop, Pricey Evan Hansen, Ain’t No Mo’, Room and Come From Away, amongst others.
David Zippel wrote the lyrics for Dangerous Cinderella, which was directed by Laurence Connor and based mostly on a guide by Oscar winner Emerald Fennell. The story is ready within the kingdom of Belleville and is a contemporary retelling of the traditional fairytale, besides on this model, Cinderella is not a damsel of misery who wants saving. As an alternative, in accordance with the musical’s description, she finds herself and her prince in new circumstances, which causes them to rethink what “fortunately ever after” actually means.