Apr 24, 2020
"Cinderella" with Samantha Leinberger
Blood! Murder! Cannibalism! Cinderella is a tale for the ages! Throughout history, there have been HUNDREDS of Cinderella Stories with each retelling adding their own flavor. From Ancient Egypt to Korea to France, you will be hard pressed to find a culture without their own Cinderella Story. This week, Sam Leinberger joins Talia Smith to retell and discuss the intricate tale of a little girl who was destined to be a princess.
This episode is dedicated to Liberty High School’s Production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, who had their musical delayed due to the plague. Inspiritu, Liberty Drama!
*Cinderella; three hundred and forty-five variants of Cinderella, Catskin, and cap o’rushes, abstracted and tabulated, with a discussion of mediaeval analogues, and notes** by Marian Roalfe Cox, 1893. Forward by A. Lang*
*Kajong and Halœk (Vietnam, 1887)*