St. Paul, MN 55102
Minneapolis Musical Theatre brings the off-Broadway musical love story "Daddy Long Legs" to the intimate setting of the James J. Hill House during the Valentine's Day season.
This two-person chamber musical follows Jerusha Abbott, who has grown up in an orphanage but is sent to college by a mysterious benefactor to become a writer. Jerusha dubs her benefactor "Daddy Long Legs" after seeing his long and spidery shadow. Along the way, she emerges as a fiercely independent, intelligent “New Woman.”
"Daddy Long Legs" features music and lyrics by Paul Gordon and was adapted for the stage by Tony-award winning director and writer John Caird. It is based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster. “Daddy Long Legs” ran pff-Broadway in 2015-2016 and was nominated for several awards, including winning the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical.
The Minneapolis Musical Theatre production is directed by Amanda Weis with music direction by Jean Orbison Van Heel.
2020-02-07 19:30:00 2020-02-07 19:30:00 America/Chicago "Daddy Long Legs" by the Minneapolis Musical Theatre James J. Hill House