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The Barn Stage Company continues its 2017/2018 season with Little Women. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, adapted by Allan Knee and featuring a score by Jason Howland and Mindi Dickstein, this timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love.
Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Set against the backdrop of Civil War America, this timeless tale of love and family tells the story of Jo March, a young and aspiring writer. When publishers pass on her writings, she is encouraged by her friend Professor Bhaer to write more from herself. Begrudgingly taking his advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America.We are thrilled to be presenting this heartwarming musical for 2 weekends at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater running January 11th – 21st, 2018.
J. SCOTT LAPP (Director) is thrilled to be returning to The Barn Stage after having spent the last year directing across the U.S.! Jeremy is an alumnus of the Directors Lab West, a proud member of the SDC and a 2011 SDC Emerging Artist. Associate/Assistant Directing credits include Broadway: Bonnie & Clyde; National Tour: Murder for Two, Xanadu (La Jolla Playhouse, National Tour); Off-Broadway: Murder For Two (New World Stages, Second Stage); Regional: Rain (Old Globe), Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Paper Mill Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse), Into the Woods (Old Globe), Secondhand Lions (5th Ave) and more. Selected directing credits include International: Murder for Two (Japan, Calgary), Regional: Sweeney Todd (North Carolina Summer Rep), First Date (SDMT), Murder for Two: Christmas Edition (Bucks County Playhouse), Carousel, Chess in Concert, Peter and The Starcatcher, Spring Awakening, Urinetown, The Musical (Barn Stage Company), Freedom Riders, Zapata! The Musical (New York). He is a recipient of Noel Craig, PAMTA, Inland Theatre League, Patté, National Youth Theatre, Billy & Director’s Choice awards. Upcoming projects include The Prince of Egypt (TheatreWorks). www.jscottlapp.com