The Light Princess
A.R.T. Season
A.R.T. Institute Season
December 21, 2013 to January 5, 2014

A whimsical new children's musical based on the short story by George MacDonald, of a princess who is cursed to not have any gravity. The king and queen must find the princess’ gravity before her 16th birthday, else the kingdom will fall into the hands of the witch that cursed her. This world premiere is written for all ages.

 

The Light Princess Audience Reactions Video: 

"The Light Princess" at the A.R.T.

The Light Princess Trailer

Creative team
Music & Lyrics

Mike Pettry

Book By

Lila Rose Kaplan

Adapted from

 the fairy tale by George MacDonald

Directed by Allegra Libonati
Choreographer

Jeffrey Kuperman

Choreography

Rick Kuperman

Scenic Elements Design

Julia Noulin-Merat

Costume Design

Arthur Oliver

Lighting Design

Porsche L. McGovern

Sound Design Aaron Mack
Stage Manager

Marjorie Scarff

Cast
Queen

Erin Callahan

Witch

Lauren Doucette

Man of Black Diamond/Ensemble

Eddy Fernandez-Baumann

Man of Silver/Ensemble

Mario Haynes

Man of Stone/Ensemble

Laura Kruegel

Wiseman 2

Ped Naseri

Prince

Justin Packard

Princess

Rebecca Strimaitis

King

Dereks Thomas

Wiseman 1

Alec Wilson

Ensemble

Billy Calder, Ben Crockett, Danny Goodman, Marissa Stewart

Additional staff
Assistant Director

Josh Glenn-Kayden

Dramaturg

Robert Duffley

Vocal Coach

Ashleigh Reade

Assistant Choreographer

Sofie Rose Seymour

Assistant Costume Designer

Juiliana Gregory

Props Coordinator

John Mangazini

The Light Princess is performed on the set of the A.R.T. production of The Heart of Robin Hood: set design by Börkur Jónsson. 

Press Releases

For Immediate Release: December 6, 2013 Contact: Kati Mitchell 617-496-2000x8841 kati_mitchell@harvard.edu     American Repertory Theater Announces Sensory-Friendly  Performance of The Light Princess...

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Ticket prices

$15

Run time

70 minutes

Venue

64 Brattle St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

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