Queen of the Mist: Musical Info & Synopsis


Queen of the Mist tells the true story of Annie Edson Taylor, the first person to ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Amidst personal trials and societal constraints, Annie pushes the boundaries of human achievement, driven by an unwavering determination to conquer the impossible. Through triumphs and tribulations, Queen of the Mist paints a vivid portrait of courage, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of a woman who defied all odds to create history.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Cast Size: 7

Genre: Biography

Setting: 1900s, 1910s, 1920s / Niagara Falls

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Michael John LaChiusa

Cast Albums

Original Cast (2012)➝

Original London Cast (2019)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


2010s, BiographicalObscure, Small Cast, Solo ComposerTrue Story

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