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Megan McGinnis and Paul Alexander Nolan Open in Daddy Long Legs

John Caird and Paul Nolan are the authors of the musical, based on a Jean Webster novel.

The adorable stars of Daddy Long Legs: Paul Alexander Nolan and Megan McGinnis.
(© Kristin Goehring)

The new musical Daddy Long Legs celebrated its opening night on Monday, September 28. The show runs at the Davenport Theatre. Performances began on September 10.

Daddy Long Legs stars Paul Alexander Nolan and Megan McGinnis pose with show creators John Caird and Paul Gordon.
(© Kristen Goehring)

Megan McGinnis (Side Show) and Paul Alexander Nolan (Doctor Zhivago) star in the two-hander, which 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.

Megan McGinnis stars in Daddy Long Legs as Jerusha Abbott, a role that earned her Ovation, Indy, and Acclaim Awards.
(© Kristin Goehring)

With book and direction by Tony Award winner John Caird (Les Misérables), Daddy Long Legs features a score by Tony nominee Paul Gordon. It also features scenic and costume design by David Farley, and lighting design by Paul Toben. Ken Davenport and Michael Jackowitz are the show's producers.

Paul Alexander Nolan takes on the two-character musical's other role, Jervis Pendleton.
(© Kristin Goehring)

Daddy Long Legs premiered at the Rubicon Theatre Company in Los Angeles in 2009 and received Ovation Awards for Best Music and Lyrics and for McGinnis' performance. She also received an Indy Award and an Acclaim Award for her work in the show in productions across the United States.

Composer Paul Gordon (center) poses with production musical director Brad Haak and frequent collaborator Kate Reinders.
(© Kristin Goehring)

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