Anne of Green Gables is in Love - Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

by  Jeff Hochhauser, Bob Johnston, L.M. Montgomery, Nancy White

Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy  /  8m, 6f

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Anne of Green Gables is in Love - Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

by  Jeff Hochhauser Bob Johnston L.M. Montgomery Nancy White

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Anne of Green Gables is in Love - Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    8m, 6f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences, Biography, Period, Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    East Coast Music Award
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Children (Age 6 - 10)
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Set in the village of Avonlea and at Redmond College in Halifax, Anne and Gilbert follows Anne's journey to young adulthood and her romance with high school academic rival, Gilbert Blythe. Gilbert is in love with Anne, but she seems to be immune to his declarations of love. In the end, Anne realizes what everyone else already knows: that Gilbert is the love of her life.

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Reviews

REVIEWS

"Anne and Gilbert is a marvel." - The Toronto Star

"When the curtain fell, I was disappointed to see it all end." - Variety

"Anne and Gilbert [is a] treasure of a show. A timeless and eloquent love story filled with charming characters and beautiful music." – Lennie Macpherson, Guardian

"It is funny, charming, and musically and visually sensational. Writers, Jeff Hochauser, Nancy White, and Bob Johnstone...have succeeded in grand fashion. Refreshingly modern, Anne & Gilbert is magically artistic, and oh so romantic!" - The Buzz

"Heartwarming, tear-inducing, thoroughly satisfying" - The Halifax Chronicle Herald

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Outdoor
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1910s / WWI
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting:

    Avonlea, a ficticious town in Prince Edward Island. 1917 approx.

    Schoolhouse, graveyard, Green Gables home

    Also, ficticious Redmond University in Halifax Nova Scotia

  • Additional Features: Physical Comedy, Play w/ Music, Special Effects
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

  • Musical Style: Classic Broadway, Pop/Rock, Folk
  • Vocal Demands: Moderate
  • Orchestra Size: Small/Combo
  • Chorus Size: Medium

Song Samples

Mr. Blythe
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Gilbert Loves Anne of Green Gables
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Averile's Ideal
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Carried Away By Love
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Saturday Morning
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Hello Gilbert
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All You Can Do Is Wait
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Our Duty
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The Days Ahead
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When He Was My Beau
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Gilbert Would Never Compose a Sonnet To My Eyes
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Hothouse Flower
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Forever In My Life
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You're Island Through and Through
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Casting

8m, 6f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Expandable casting
  • Features Children
  • Features Teens
  • Flexible casting
  • Roles for Children
  • Room for Extras
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

Resources

Rehearsal Resources

Music Material Rental Packages Glyphs / UI / Tooltip

Full Package

Piano/Conductor Score
14 Vocal Chorus Books
Fiddle music for Character “Moody”

Full Score Act 1
Full Score Act 2
Violin
Cello

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Authors

Jeff Hochhauser

Jeff Hochhauser

Bob Johnston

Bob Johnston

L.M. Montgomery

L.M. Montgomery

Nancy White

Nancy White


 

 

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