Little Women - Musical (Ravold)

by  John Ravold, Geoffrey O'Hara, Louisa May Alcott, Frederick Howard

Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy  /  4m, 6f

A musical adaptation of Louisa M. Alcott's novel, Little Women, a story that never will grow old for its treatment of a mother's love for her children and their appreciation. 

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 6f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Christmas/Holiday
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

A musical adaptation of Louisa M. Alcott's novel, Little Women, a story that never will grow old for its treatment of a mother's love for her children and their appreciation. Who can forget tom boy Jo and her sacrificing her glorious hair to help finance her mother's trip to Washington, when the telegram arrived saying her father was dying? Of her writing "The Christmas Play," rehearsing Amy in the fainting scene and then the playing of the drama on the fateful night when everything went wrong. Her beautiful scenes with Little Beth when they both knew the Angel of Death was hovering near? Of her going to New York, meeting Professor Bhaer in Mrs. Kirk's rooming house, their comedy courtship and ultimate marriage?
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Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: American Civil War Era
  • Additional Features: Play w/ Music
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only

Casting

4m, 6f
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John Ravold

John Ravold

Geoffrey O'Hara

Geoffrey O'Hara

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on November 29, 1832. She and her three sisters, Anna, Elizabeth, and May, were educated by their father, philosopher/ teacher Bronson Alcott, and raised on the practical Christianity of their mother, Abigail May. Louisa spent her childhood in ...

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Frederick Howard

Frederick Howard

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