Winner! The Richard Rodgers and AT&T Awards
This award winning Off Broadway hit from the composer/lyricist of Honky Tonk Highway is magical, delightful, poignant and poetic. It tells the story of a seven year old aristocratic girl who is orphaned in a shipwreck and placed in an Oregon lumber camp in 1904. Her one desire is to find the secret way to return to her parents and her former life. To survive, she creates a world of fantasy and enchantment. The magic of her extraordinary imagination transforms the lives of those around her the shy lumberjack, the blind girl and her embittered foster mother. Finally, in the ashes of a devastating forest fire, Opal discovers hope and home.
"A splendid musical. A rare achievement. Leads one into a realm of magical transformations." – The New York Times, Read More
"A resounding success! And extraordinary achievement." – Fort Worth Star-Telegram
"Opal treads the boards unforgettably!"– Dallas Morning News
"An enchanting musical. A show that will beguile kids and grown-ups alike and keep them coming back for more!" – Orlando Sentinel
Opal premiered in New York City at the Lamb's Theatre in March of 1992 under the direction of Scott Harris.