Hans Christian Andersen: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Hans Christian Andersen tells the life story of the famous Danish storyteller and brings his whimsical energy to the stage. From his humble beginnings as a poor cobbler’s son to his rise as one of the world’s most beloved authors, the musical captures Andersen’s adventures, relationships, trials, and triumphs. Blending in elements from fairy tales like “The Ugly Duckling” and “Thumbelina, Hans Christian Andersen is a celebration of the power of imagination.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1952)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fairy Tale

Setting: 1830s / Denmark


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Frank Loesser

Book: John Fearnley, Beverly Cross, Tommy Steele


Cast Albums

Studio Cast (1952)➝


Resources

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1950s, Child Roles, Family-Friendly, Fantasy, Golden Age, Obscure


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