Anne of Green Gables (1965): Musical Info & Synopsis


Anne of Green Gables follows the story of Anne Shirley, an imaginative and spirited girl, who is unexpectedly sent to the farm of Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert. Despite their initial surprise, the Cuthberts soon find themselves captivated by Anne’s vibrant imagination and her ability to bring joy to their lives. As Anne navigates the challenges of her new life, she forms deep friendships, discovers the beauty of nature, and learns important life lessons along the way.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1965)

Cast Size: 29

Genre: Period / Historical

Setting: 1900s / Canada

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Norman Campbell

Lyrics/Book: Donald Harron, Elaine Campbell, Mavor Moore

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1969)➝

The Charlottetown Festival Cast (2014)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1960s, Based on a Book, Canadian, Child Roles, Female Lead, Large Cast, Summer

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