The Hatpin: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Hatpin is about the true story of Amber Murray, a single mother who becomes entangled in a web of deception and tragedy. As she attempts to fight for justice and the safety of her child, Amber’s strength and determination are put to the test. The Hatpin is an exploration of themes of motherhood, resilience, and the fight for women’s rights.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2008)

Cast: 11+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1890s / Australia

Creative Team

Music: Peter Rutherford

Lyrics/Book: James Millar

Cast Albums

Original Cast (2008)➝


Licensing: Private➝


2000s, Classical, Dark, Dramatic, Edgy, Tragedy, True Story

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