Anne of Green Gables - The Musical

Anne of Green Gables - The Musical

by  Norman Campbell, Donald Harron, L.M. Montgomery

Full Length Musical

Based on L.M Montgomery's timeless classic, Anne of Green Gables - The MusicalTM follows the rise of Anne Shirley, a feisty, red-haired orphan who arrives unexpectedly in the small community of Avonlea to the Cuthburts, who were expecting a boy to help on their farm, Green Gables. 

The story follows the precocious and imaginative Anne as she captures the hearts and minds of the small farming community - and her new-found family - simply by the virtue of her own pluck and personality. This original, glorious adaptation - now firmly embedded in Canadian national culture and musical theatre canon - continues to enrapture audiences across the world with its rich score and a rare, affecting story for all ages. 

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Anne of Green Gables - The MusicalTM started life as a TV musical adaptation, originally premiering on “CBC Folio” in 1956. Nine years on Anne of Green Gables - The MusicalTM premiered on the mainstage at Charlottetown Festival, becoming a perennial favorite for all those who visit Canada's Prince Edward Island. The production (undergoing significant changes in 2011) has run every year since its stage inception, and has been recognized by the Guinness World Records as the Longest-Running Annual Musical Theatre Production. Now with customizable Rehearsal and Performance Tracks from Right on Cue Services, Anne of Green Gables - The MusicalTM remains an enduring musical, readily performable by groups around the world.  
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‘Harron and Campbell fashioned a show that has a heart as big as its red-pigtailed title character.’ - Toronto Star

‘This is a show theatre lovers should not miss and one that newcomers, children and adults alike, will enjoy completely.’ - London Free Press

‘... Anne of Green Gables ...comes laden with pig tails, a brilliant smile and astonishing leaps of imagination.’ - Calgary Herald

‘If London’s heart doesn’t embrace this show, the show is in urgent need of a transplant.’ - London Evening News

‘A Piece of Canadian history that is absolutely beautiful’ – Broadway World

‘Anne of Green Gables is light-hearted and fiercely wholesome’ - New York Times

‘We had the feeling we were in on the ground floor of something destined for great things.’ - The Evening Patriot

'…the musical is something more, namely a tale filled of love and longing about their country and its people.' - Gotenborgs-Posten

‘The Musical is a rousing musical tribute to Canada’s most famous and beloved heroine!’ – The Standard

‘The audience leaves the theatre singing and humming the catchy tunes, especially the first act closer Ice Cream!’ – Theatre News London


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Song Samples

Great Workers for the Cause/Where is Matthew Going (Overture)
Gee I'm Glad I'm No-One Else But Me
We Clearly Requested A Boy
The Facts
Oh Mrs. Lynde! (Apology)
Humble Pie
Back to School
Did You Hear
Ice Cream
Kindred Spirits
Open The Window
The Words
I'll Show Him
If It Hadn't Been For Me
General Store
Anne of Green Gables
Wondrin (Reprise)
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Oboes I & II
Clarinet I
Clarinet II
Trumpet I
Trumpet II
Horn I
Horn II
Trombone I
Trombone II
Percussion (Timpani, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Drums)
Violin I
Violin II

PLEASE NOTE: Bassoon I and Bassoon II are only available by request.

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