First performance 25 December 1916
Playwright J. M. Barrie
|Adaptations A Kiss for Cinderella (1925)|
Similar J M Barrie plays, Other plays
A Kiss for Cinderella is a play by J. M. Barrie. It was produced on Broadway in 1916, and it starred Maude Adams. The play opened at the Empire Theatre on 25 December 1916, and ran for 152 performances. In 1925 it was made into a silent feature film, A Kiss for Cinderella, by Paramount and starring Betty Bronson.
Maude Adams played the part of Miss Thing, a poor London girl who takes care of a group of refugee children from various countries during the First World War. She adores the story of Cinderella and dreams, in an impoverished state, of being at the ball.