The cast will include Abigail Shapiro (current star of Liberty: A Monumental New Musical, “Cindy Lou Who” in How The Grinch Stole Christmas) as Sara Crewe, composer Andrew Lippa (Big Fish, The Addams Family, I am Harvey Milk) as Miss Minchin, Emerson Steele (young “Violet” in Violet) as Becky, Alicia Hall Moran (The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess) as Aljana along with Paige Brady (“Matilda” in Matilda The Musical), Ava Ulloa (“Matilda” in Matilda The Musical), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita), and Emma Howard (Matilda The Musical, Violet). Additional Broadway stars cast in the concert to be announced soon.
A Little Princess is being adapted for the cabaret stage by Andrew Lippa (music) and Brian Crawley (lyrics and book). Moises Kauffman (The Heiress, 33 Variations) directs, Joel Fram (Wicked in London, I Am Harvey Milk) serves as Music Director. The concert is being produced by Tony Award®-winning and Grammy®-nominated Broadway producer Van Dean, co-founder at Broadway Records.
Performances will be held at the famed 54 Below on Monday, December 8th at 7:00 p.m., and Tuesday, December 16th at 7:00 p.m.
A Little Princess is the classic story of a beleaguered young girl with an unbridled imagination and is based on the beloved Frances Hodgson Burnett novel. A cast recording featuring Sierra Boggess as Sara, Julia Murney, Will Chase, and Remy Zaken was released in 2010 by Ghostlight Records.
Tickets are available for purchase on 54 Below’s site: http://54below.com/artist/andrew-lippas-a-little-princess-in-concert-2/.
Get the original concept recording here.
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