Show History



Heidi, with book and lyrics by Sarah Schlesinger and music and lyrics by David Evans, is a musicalized adaptation of the famous children's book of the same name by Swiss author, Johanna Spyri. It is the story of a orphaned mountain girl named Heidi who eventually moves into the rich urban household of her distant relatives. Through the years, Spyri's story and characters have been adapted into a variety of films, television shows and plays.


Heidi premiered in 1991 as a part of the theatre for young audiences touring company, Theatreworks USA. It has been performed across the United States ever since, as well as in several European countries.