LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL, a musical version Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel will be presented by Marin Summer Theater July 21 through July 31 at Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo. With a book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, this show will charm young and old alike. LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL embodies the complete theatrical experience, guaranteeing a night filled with laughter, tears, and a lifting of the spirit.
This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope, and everlasting love. The original production starred the unparalleled Sutton Foster, who received Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk nominations for her performance. Produced nationally and internationally, LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL has been praised by critics worldwide for its adaption of such a well-known story for the stage.
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested - her friend Professor Bhaer tells her that she has to do better and write more from herself. Begrudgingly taking this advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America.
Directed by Patrick Nims with Choreography by Paige O'Mara and Musical Direction by Jeff Labes, the LITTLE WOMEN creative team includes Costume Design by Natalie Oga, Lighting Design by Courtney Johnson, Sound Design by Simon Eves, Hair Design by Gillian Eichenberger, Makeup Design by Cat Tillotson and Technical Direction by Harrison Moye.
Featured in the cast are Sara Wolf as Jo, Miles Smith as Laurie, Jenah Wagoner as Marmee, Christina Campbell as Meg, Adriana Weiss as Amy, Nicole Kelly as Beth and Jacob Vorperian as Professor Bhaer.
Now in its eighth season, Marin Summer Theater has received over twenty BroadwayWorld SF Awards and thirty National Youth Arts awards. Ticket prices start at $7.50 for Thursday performances and $15 for other performances. Tickets, schedules and more information about MST can be found at www.marinsummertheater.org.
Marin Summer Theater is a non-profit theater company for students of performing arts between the ages of 13 and 23. MST's mission is threefold: To present exciting, professional quality drama, musical theater and musical revue productions; to keep tuition as low as possible so that cost is not a barrier to participation; and to create a diverse company of college and high school students