The Fields of Ambrosia: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Fields of Ambrosia is set in 1918, where executioner Jonas Candide arrives at a prison with the intention of taking care of his next two “clients” Willie and Gretchen. However, when Jonas becomes enamored with Gretchen, he decides to help her escape. After putting together an elaborate plan, Jonas navigates challenges and unexpected outcomes in his quest to save her life.

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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