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Megan McGinnis and Paul Alexander Nolan Preview Daddy Long Legs

The new musical is written by Paul Gordon and John Caird.

Megan McGinnis heads the cast of the new musical Daddy Long Legs as Jerusha Abbott.
(© David Gordon)

The stars of the new musical Daddy Long Legs met the press at the Davenport Theatre on September 1. Performances begin September 10, with opening night set for September 28.

Paul Alexander Nolan takes on the role of the title character.
(© David Gordon)

Megan McGinnis and Paul Alexander Nolan make up the company of this two-character musical, which is inspired by the 1912 Jean Webster novel. Jerusha Abbott (McGinnis), an orphan who gets a college education from an anonymous benefactor (Nolan) whom she nicknames Daddy Long Legs.

Paul Alexander Nolan and Megan McGinnis take the stage in Daddy Long Legs.
(© David Gordon)

The production features a book and direction by Tony Award winner John Caird, and a score by Tony nominee Paul Gordon. 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.

Megan McGinnis and Paul Alexander Nolan (right) pose with their director and book writer, John Caird (center).
(© David Gordon)

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