The cast has been revealed for the world premiere of the Britney Spears jukebox musical Once Upon a One More Time. The show is a take on classic fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm using popular Brittney Spears songs like “Lucky,” “Toxic,” and “Oops I Did It Again.”
Briga Heelan (Great News) will play Cinderella and American Idol and Broadway alum Justin Guarini will play Prince Charming.
Other cast members include Emily Skinner (Sideshow, The Cher Show) as Stepmother, Brooke Dillman (Superbad) as The O.F.G (Original Fairy Godmother), and Aisha Jackson (Waitress) as Snow White, with Mimi Scardulla (We Are The Tigers) and Tess Soltau (Wicked) as Stepsisters Belinda and Betany.
The show is directed and choreographed by Keone and Mari Madrid. The creative team includes includes creative consultant David Leveaux, costume and hair designer Loren Elstein, scenic designer Anna Fleischle, lighting designer Sonoyo Nishikawa, sound designer Andrew Keister, production designer Sven Ortel, production stage manager Bonnie Becker, and wig designer Ashley Rae Callahan.
Performances will begin April 14, 2020 James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. The play will open on April 30, 2020. A Broadway premiere is expected to follow, with details to come.