ABC To Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of ‘Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ With A Special For Disney Princess Week

The special will be followed by a showing of the film.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella will be celebrated in a major way for it’s 25th anniversary as ABC will be airing a special with the cast and a presentation of the film as part of the network’s Disney Princess Week according to Deadline.

The cast participating in the reunion, which is titled Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20, includes Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander, and Veanne Cox.

“We’re delighted that the 25th anniversary of this landmark incarnation of ‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ is being celebrated on its original network,” said Imogen Lloyd Webber, SVP at Concord Theatricals, on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization.

“Rodgers & Hammerstein’s unforgettable score is truly timeless — still enchanting listeners 80 years after their partnership began and 65 years since their ‘Cinderella’ first charmed the largest audience in television history.”

The one-hour special will feature interviews with stars who share a connection to the project, including actor Billy Porter, actress Jade Jones, and singer-songwriter and choreographer Todrick Hall as well as interviews with the original production team from the film,including producers Debra Martin Chase and Neil Meron, and. costume designer Ellen Mirojnick and more.

The special will air on Tuesday, Aug. 23 stating at 8 PM ET/PT and will stream the next day on Hulu followed by the presentation of the film starting at 9:00PM ET. The film will also be available to stream on Disney+.

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