"Daddy Long Legs" by the Minneapolis Musical Theatre

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"Daddy Long Legs" by the Minneapolis Musical Theatre

Sat., Feb 15, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
240 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102
$36, $28 for students w/ID, seniors, and MNHS members

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.

2020-02-15 19:30:00 2020-02-15 19:30:00 America/Chicago "Daddy Long Legs" by the Minneapolis Musical Theatre James J. Hill House

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