Whistle Down the Wind: Musical Info & Synopsis


Whistle Down the Wind follows the story of a group of children who discover a mysterious stranger hiding in a barn. Believing him to be Jesus Christ, they decide to keep him a secret and protect him from the outside world. As rumors spread, the townspeople become divided over the identity of the stranger. Whistle Down the Wind explores themes of faith, innocence, and the power of belief.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1996)

Cast Size: 23+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1950s / USA (Louisiana)

Creative Team

Music/Book: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyrics: Jim Steinman

Book: Patricia Knop, Gale Edwards

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1999)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1990s, Animals, British, Child Roles, Christmas, Dark, DramaticPop/RockReligious

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