Show History



WIth music and lyrics by Paul Gordon and a book by John Caird, Daddy Long Legs is a small two person musical based on the novel of the same name by Jean Webster. Set in the turn-of-the-century New England, an orphan, Jeusha, is awarderd the opportunity to attend college based on the generous donations of an anonymous benefactor. It was developed at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, CA and premeired in 2009. 


The show premeired at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, CA in 2009 starring Megan McGinnis as Jerusha. 3 years later, in October 2012, the show opened in London's West End at the St. James Theatre. 

In Septermber 2015, the show opened Off-Broadway at the Davenport Theatre after a successful industry reading presented by producer Ken Davenport. It ran until June 6, 2016. 

Internationally, the show has been performed in Japan, South Korea and Canada.