Narrator: Cinderella lives in a house with her Stepmother and her two Stepsisters. Her Stepmother never works around the house. Everyday she says.
Stepmother: Cinderella, wash the dishes. .. Cinderella, clean the house. .. Cinderella, work, work, work!
Narrator: Her Stepmother is not good. She is bad. One of Cinderella´s Stepsisters is fat with a big nose. The other one is thin, with big ears, and they don´t like to work either.
Stepsister 1: Cinderella, come here!
Stepsister 2: Cinderella sweep the floor!
Stepsister 1: Cinderella clean my shoes!
Stepsister 2: Cinderella comb my hair!
Narrator: Cinderella is very beautiful, and hardworker. She is good to her Stepmother and to her Stepsisters. One day they receive an invitation.
Stepsister 1: Mother, read it!
Stepsister 2: What does it say?
Stepmother: It says… Every woman is invited to a ball.
Cinderella: Oh, I want to go to the ball. I like to dance.
Stepsisters: You want to go to the ball? You must be crazy!
Cinderella: Yes, I want to go to the ball.
Narrator: Cinderella works hard. She starts making the dresses for her Stepmother and her Stepsisters. She doesn´t have time to make her own dress.
Stepsisters: We are going to the ball! We are going to the ball!
Stepmother: If you don´t have a dress, you will not go to the ball.
Narrator: Cinderella starts to cry.
Cinderella: I don´t have a pretty dress. I have an ugly dress. I am not going to the ball.
Stepsisters: What a shame! We have pretty dresses. Good-bye!
Narrator: Suddenly, Cinderella sees a very beautiful woman. It´s her Fairy Godmother.
Fairy Godmother: Now you have a pretty dress.
Narrator: Cinderella looks at her dress and says.
Cinderella: Yes, I have a pretty dress! I am going to the ball. I am happy!
Fairy Godmother: Just remember that you have to come back at twelve o´clock. Don´t forget!
Cinderella: No, I won´t forget! Good-bye.
Narrator: Cinderella goes to the ball, and when she enters the palace everybody look at her.
Girl 1: What a pretty girl!
Girl 2: Who is she?
Narrator: The handsome prince looks at her and says.
Prince: I want to dance with her.
Narrator: She walks to where she is, and says.
Prince: Do you want to dance with me?
Cinderella: Yes, I want to dance with you.
Narrator: And they danced all night. Suddenly, Cinderella hears the clock strike .
Clock: One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve.
Cinderella: I have to go!.
Narrator: Cinderella runs and runs outside the palace, but she drops one of her shoes. The Prince runs after her, but he doesn´t see her.
Prince: Wait! Wait! What is your name? Where do you live? Wait!
Narrator: Then he picks up the shoe and says.
Prince: Where is she? I don´t even know her name. I don´t know anything about her. I am very sad.
Narrator: Next morning, when the prince wakes up, he says.
Prince: I have to find my pretty lady. I have her shoe!
Narrator: He goes to town and looks for her in every house there is.
Prince: Is the pretty lady here?.
Woman 1: No, she is not, and I don´t know where she is.
Narrator: The prince goes to another house… and another one… and another one. He doesn´t find her. At last, he goes to Cinderella´s house.
Prince: Is the pretty lady here?
Stepmother: Yes, she is. That is my daughter´s shoe…. Daughter, come here.
Stepsister 1: Yes, mother.
Stepmother: Try on the shoe.
Narrator: Her daughter, who is very fat, tries to put on the shoe.
Stepsister 1: I can´t . This shoe is too small, and my foot is fat. It hurts! This is not my shoe.
Narrator: Meanwhile, Cinderella is coming down the stairs and says.
Cinderella: That shoe is mine.
Stepsisters: Ha, ha, ha… it´s funny!
Cinderella: Yes, that shoe is mine! And I have the other one.
Narrator: Suddenly she appears with her pretty dress, and once again she looks very beautiful.
Prince: I love you! I love you! Do you want to marry me?
Cinderella: Yes, I want to marry you.
Narrator: And now Cinderella and the Prince live happily in the palace.
Author: Brothers Grimm