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Marking the 150th anniversary of "the biggest hoax in history," The Giant Hoax is a new musical recommended for ages 6 and up based upon the true(?) story of New York's famous Cardiff Giant, with book, music, and lyrics by Kit Goldstein Grant.

Do you want to see a world of wonder? Travel back to 1869 with Emily, "Stub," P.T. Barnum, and a prehistoric petrified giant on a musical journey you won't soon forget! Emily, a bright young girl with an overactive imagination, has run away from home to prove that there are wonderful things in the world out there! Before long, she finds herself in the employ of a shady showman, William "Stub" Newell, the owner of a prehistoric, petrified giant! She and the Giant become instant "imaginary friends," but all is not well. When the unscrupulous circus impresario, P.T. Barnum, offers a hefty sum to buy Newell's profitable, prehistoric attraction and is refused, he comes up with a scheme to steal Stub's business right out from under his nose...

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min (0 intermissions)
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  • Ticket Office:2122396200