Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested. On the advice of her friend, Professor Bhaer, Jo weaves the story of herself, her sisters, and their experience growing up in Civil War America. The original production starred the unparalleled Sutton Foster, who received Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations for her performance.
Book by Allen Knee
Music by Jason Howland
Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
Directed by Nick Vargas
Music Directed by Jon Goldberg
Choreographed by Laurel Conrad
This production runs 2 hours and 45 minutes including one 15 minute intermission.
Recommended for ages 7+
Location: 180 The Riverway on the campus of Wheelock College in Boston’s Fenway district
Parking: Discounted parking at MASCO garage at 375 Longwood Avenue
MBTA: Fenway or Longwood on Green Riverside Line (D train); CT busses to Beth Israel
Access: The Theatre is wheelchair accessible. All performances are Open captioned. Friday 02/24 at 7:30 & Sunday 02/26 at 3:00 performances are interpreted in American Sign Language and Audio-described.
Performance recommended for adults and children 6 and up.
Wheelock Family Theatre has been recognized both locally and nationally for its commitment to accessible, multi-cultural, multi-generational productions for all families. Recognized by the Boston Theatre Critic’s Association and the Independent Reviewers of New England in 2011 for 30 years of excellence, Wheelock Family Theatre has also been hailed as a Massachusetts treasure, receiving the 2005 Commonwealth Award and a leader in access programs for people with disabilities receiving the Kennedy Center’s LEAD Award. Wheelock Family Theatre’s early commitment to diversity in Boston theatre was recognized in 2000 by Actor’s Equity Association’s with its presentation of the Rosetta LeNoire Award.
For additional information about the production, please contact:
Charles G. Baldwin 617-879-2147 firstname.lastname@example.org