Some productions are so ill-conceived that not even a fairy godmother could wave a magic wand and save them. Such is the case with the Grimm mess that is Bad Cinderella, an overproduced, undercooked fairy-tale update that defies all rules of logic and taste. (At least Andrew Lloyd Webber has whipped up his best score since 1991’s Sunset Boulevard.)

You can read my full review in the June/July issue of Musicals magazine, out May 26.