2 Acts, Book Musical, Rated PG
1st National Tour Version
Louisa May Alcott's American classic this Civil War story of love and family stands the test of time.
Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women has been praised
by critics for its
ambition in adapting such a well-known story for the stage.
This timeless captivating story is brought to life in this glorious
musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope, and everlasting
The original production starred the unparalleled Sutton Foster, who
received TONY, Outer
Critics Circle, and Drama Desk nominations for her performance.
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women, 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
Begrudgingly taking this advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and
her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America.
Little Women embodies the complete theatrical experience,
guaranteeing a night filled with laughter, tears, and a lifting of the
spirit. Little Women
features plenty of great opportunities for female actors and singers
ranging in age from teenage to 60 years old. The show also has a
flexible cast size
that can include as few as 10 or as many as 42 people! The powerful
score soars with the sounds of personal discovery, heartache and hope --
the sounds of
a young America finding its voice.
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The initial production of Putting It Together was devised by Julia MacKenzie and performed in Oxford, England, starring Diana Rigg.