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Musical in NYC
The musical Sarah, Plain and Tall was sponsored and produced by TheatreworksUSA as summer theatre for
children of New York City from July 17, 2002 to August 14, 2002. The Sarah, Plain and Tall book is by Julia
Jordan, lyrics by Nell Benjamin, music by Laurence O’Keefe, based on the novel by Patricia MacLachlan.
Directed by Joe Calarco. With Becca Ayers, Kenneth Boys, Herndon Lackey, Kate Wetherhead, Debra Wiseman,
John Lloyd Young. Set by Michael Fagin, costumes by Anne Kennedy, lights by Chris Lee, sound by Eric Shim,
orchestrations by Laurence O’Keefe, music direction by Stephen Bates. Presented by TheatreworksUSA:
artistic director Barbara Pasternack, managing director Ken Arthur by special arrangement with the
Lucille Lortel Theater Foundation. TheatreworksUSA is America’s foremost professional theatre for
young and family audiences. Its mission is to create imaginative and sophisticated shows that are
educational, entertaining and thought-provoking. The show was developed in part from support by AT&T
through its First Stage program.
The musical received rave reviews a few of which are excerpted from the newspapers and displayed on the Reviews
page. The bios of the book writer, composer, lyricist and actors are detailed on the Biographies page.
You can look at scenes from the show on the Pictures page and you can hear excerpts of the toe-tapping music
on the Listen to Songs page. The Story page provides you with an overview of the details of the story
around which the music and dialog are woven. You can check to see if TheatreworksUSA is bringing the
Sarah, Plain and Tall touring company near to your area by checking the Class Trips Schedule on the
Special Offers & News page. And you can buy a CD of this delightful musical for your very own -- Go to the
Order Cast Albums page right now to order your copy.