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About this show

A musical "rags-to-riches" tale of newfound love with music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre) and book by Tony-winning librettist John Caird (Les Misérables). Based on the classic novel by Jean Webster (which also inspired the 1955 movie starring Fred Astaire), Daddy Long Legs is a beloved tale in the spirit of Jane Austen and the Brontë Sisters. Jerusha Abbott is the oldest orphan in the John Grier Home, until a mysterious benefactor sends her to a prestigious women's college to be educated. Required to write him a letter once a month, she is never to know his identity — so she invents one for him: "Daddy Long Legs."

Show Details

  • Running Time:2hr 30min (1 intermission)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:International City Theatre at Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Los Angeles