Daddy Long Legs, With Megan McGinnis and Paul Alexander Nolan, to Receive Cast Recording
The new musical Daddy Long Legs will receive a cast recording on the Ghostlight Records label, producers have announced. The recording will be produced by Kurt Deutsch and Brad Haak. No release date has been set as of yet.
Megan McGinnis (Side Show) and Paul Alexander Nolan (Doctor Zhivago) star in the two-hander, which is is inspired by a 1912 novel by Jean Webster. It tells the story of Jerusha Abbott (McGinnis), an orphan who gets a college education from an anonymous benefactor (Nolan) whom she nicknames Daddy Long Legs.
With book and direction by Tony Award winner John Caird (Les Misérables), Daddy Long Legs features a score by Tony nominee Paul Gordon. It opens September 28 at the Davenport Theatre after beginning performances September 10. The production features scenic and costume design by David Farley, with lighting design by Paul Toben. Ken Davenport and Michael Jackowitz produce the engagement.
Daddy Long Legs premiered at the Rubicon Theatre Company in Los Angeles in 2009 and received Ovation Awards for Best Music and Lyrics and McGinnis' performance. She also received an Indy Award and an Acclaim Award for her work in the show in productions across the United States.
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