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© St. Petersburg Times, published June 1, 2001


Fable spoof

Fable spoof

The Francis Wilson Playhouse will present the Florida premier of the original musical comedy,Cinderella Two, also called After the Ball, based on a book by William Cotter with music and lyrics by Gil Perlroth, June 7 through June 17. It's a political spoof using the characters in the story Cinderella. The wicked stepmother and the evil prime minister conspire to keep Cinderella and Prince Charming apart to gain power and ascend the throne. Other characters include the stepsisters and a very frazzled fairy godmother. Music is provided by composer/lyricist Gil Perlroth, a resident of Gulfport. The playhouse is at 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. For information about the comedy, call (727) 446-1360.

Dance tribute

Largo's Tutterow Dance Company will celebrate its 25th anniversary by presenting performances during its "Silver Anniversary Jubilee" at 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. The event will pay tribute to a quarter century of dance excellence, and honor Gayle and Phyllis Tutterow, who started the company in 1976. The dancers perform in venues all over the world, and appear at various community events. The troupe also competes in dance competitions. For information, call (727) 585-1232.

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