Recently Jordan Dobson joined iHeartRadio Broadway in studio to chat about being a part of Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest Broadway show Bad Cinderella and what it's like to open two big budget musicals in one year. Dobson, who was also an original cast member on A Beautiful Nose: The Neil Diamond Musical, left the show at the end of the year to take on the role of Prince Sebastian, his first original principal role. Dobson talks about creating the voice of Prince Sebastian, working with Andrew Lloyd Webber, and how the cast lifted each other up after opening.
Bad Cinderella recently opened on March 23rd at the Imperial Theatre and stars not only Dobson but also Linedy Genao in the title role, three-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello as the Machiavellian Stepmother, Grace McLean as the Queen, Morgan Higgins as stepsister Marie, Sami Gayle as stepsister Adele, Christina Acosta Robinson as the Godmother and Savy Jackson as the Cinderella alternate.
The ensemble includes Raymond Baynard, Michael Baerga, Lauren Boyd, Tristen Buettel, Kaleigh Cronin, Josh Drake, Ben Lanham, Angel Lozada, Cameron Loyal, Mariah Lyttle, Sarah Meahl, Christian Probst, Larkin Reilly, Julio Rey, Lily Rose, J. Savage, Tregony Shepherd, Dave Schoonover, Paige Smallwood, and Aléna Watters with Alyssa Carol, Gary Cooper, Robin Masella, Michael Milkanin, Chloe Nadon-Enriquez and Lucas Thompson as swings.
three-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello as the Machiavellian Stepmother, Grace McLean as the Queen, Jordan Dobson as Sebastian, Morgan Higgins as stepsister Marie, Sami Gayle as stepsister Adele, Christina Acosta Robinson as the Godmother and Savy Jackson as the Cinderella alternate
Bad Cinderella features a book by Emerald Fennell, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by David Zippel. Laurence Connor, director and JoAnn M. Hunter choreography. The musical features scenic and costume design by Gabriela Tylesova, lighting design by Bruno Poet, sound design by Gareth Owen and hair and wig design by Luc Verschueren.