Sarah, Plain and Tall

Dallas Theater Center - Kalita Humphreys Theater
3636 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX 75219
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Patricia MacLachlan's heartwarming, Newbery Award-winning novel comes to life on stage in this DTC world premiere of an enchanting new musical. Living in 19th-century Kansas, widower Jacob Whitting struggles to make a good home for his two children on their Kansas farm. When he puts a personal ad in the paper looking for a wife to fill the painful void in their midst, he receives a reply from the strong-willed and unconventional Sarah Wheaton, a fisherwoman from Maine, who describes herself as "plain and tall - and not mild-mannered." With courage, patience, love and understanding they all learn to overcome fear and loneliness, rebuild their lives and create a new family together. Featuring a beautiful, tuneful score from the composer and lyricist of the hit Broadway musical, Legally Blonde, and a touching book filled with lively, moving characters, Sarah, Plain and Tall is a sweet, heart-filled musical the whole family can enjoy.

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Becca Ayers, Colin Hanlon, Herndon Lackey, et al. Set for Sarah, Plain and Tall at Dallas Theater Center - Mar 30, 2009

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