The Fields of Ambrosia: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Fields of Ambrosia is set in the rural South of 1918, where Jonas Candide arrives at a prison with the intention of executing his next two “clients” Willie and Gretchen. However, Jonas becomes enamored with Gretchen and decides to help her escape. With a plan involving hiding the chair, Jonas navigates challenges and unexpected outcomes in his quest to save Gretchen.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1993)

Cast Size: 18

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1910s / USA (South)

Creative Team

Music: Martin Silvestri

Lyrics/Book: Joel Higgins

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1996)➝


1990s, Based on a Movie, Dark, Dramatic, Edgy, Obscure, Pop, Soul

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