See the beloved story of Little Women, Louisa M. Alcott’s
famous novel brought to life. Enjoy the interweaving of the
lives of the March girls, Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy, and Laurie, the
boy next door, as they grow up happily together. Set against
the background of a civil war and the restrictive corsets and
feminine roles of the era, this play reminds us of the bonds
of family and friendship.
Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Raised in New England, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Alcott was an abolitionist and a feminist and remained unmarried throughout her life. She died in Boston on March 6, 1888. Henry James called her "The novelist of children... the Thackeray, the Trollope, of the nursery and the schoolroom."
Audition Times: November 14 & 15, 7:00 PM
at Cascades Theatre.
Cast requirements: 4 Men, 6 Women