Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre

KOTA Productions presents Madeline's Christmas, an enchanting musical based on the beloved book series by Ludwig Bemelman. Performances run Dec 8-18 at The Lion Theatre, located at 410 West 42nd Street. The cast celebrated their opening night this weekend. See all new photos from the event below.

"In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines," begins the story of Madeline. This holiday season will be unlike any other for Madeline and her friends who get a holiday adventure beyond their wildest dreams. Madeline's Christmas features book, music and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby and Shirley Mier.

Principal cast members include Sophie Knapp(Broadway's Once) as Madeline, Macy Idzakovich as Miss Clavel, Jeff Gorcyca as Harsha/Monsieur Brun and Lisha McKoy as Mrs. Murphy. Zoe Glick will play Madeline at certain performances.

The cast will feature four rotating casts of young actresses playing the 'Twelve Little Girls', including Ayla Schwartz, Miranda Jo DeMott, Jamie Neiberg, Kaylin Hedges, Milena Manocchia, Skylar Dunn, Meaghan Unger, Ally Velours, Hannah Moore, Claire Kuntze, Katie Grgecic, Madeleine Pace, Kayla Lavilette, Eileen Brady, Charlotte Masi, Jayden Declet, Samantha Rascio, Simone Vysnovsky, Maggie Lockwood, Erin Haggerty, Madison Lagares, Victoria Rivard, Alyssa Emily Marvin, Sofia Pellegrino, Catherine Quirico, Theodora Silverman, Isabella Burke, Zoë Latanision, Tess Romero, Elizabeth Bigham, Alexandra Harris, Jolie Wasserman, Danielle Becht, Swayam Bhatia, Brianna Haffenden, Ana-Sofia Rodriguez, Savannah Haffenden, Meaghan Maher, Maya Levitt, Amy Walsh, Giada Blume, Toleeya Napolitano, Raquel Wallace, and Charlotte Wesson.

Directed by Laura Luc (Artistic Director of KOTA Productions), with music direction by David Maglione. The creative team includes scenic design by Rob Lavagno, lighting design by Josh Gordon, costume design by Lucy Luc, sound design and assistant direction by Alex Bird.

Tickets can be purchased at www.Telecharge.com or by calling the Box Office at (212) 239-6200.

For more information on Madeline's Christmas, visit www.KOTAProductions.com.

Photo credit: Genevieve Rafter- Keddy

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Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Zoe Glick

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Zoe Glick

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Zoe Glick and Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Zoe Glick and Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Jeff Gorcyca

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Jeff Gorcyca

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Macy Idzakovich

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Macy Idzakovich

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Jeff Gorcyca, Zoe Glick, Sophie Knapp and Macy Idzakovich

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Jeff Gorcyca, Zoe Glick, Sophie Knapp and Macy Idzakovich

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Zoe Glick and Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Brianna Haffenden, Jayden Declet, Simone Vysnovsky, Toleeya Napolitano, Charlotte Post-Lipnick, Alyssa Marvin, Hannah Moore, Ally Veloudis, Samantha Rascio, Madeleine Pace and Claire Kuntze

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Brianna Haffenden, Jayden Declet, Simone Vysnovsky, Toleeya Napolitano, Charlotte Post-Lipnick, Alyssa Marvin, Hannah Moore, Ally Veloudis, Samantha Rascio, Madeleine Pace and Claire Kuntze

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Samantha Rascio, Kayla Lavilette, Elizabeth Bigham, Erin Haggerty, Charlotte Wesson, Amy C. Walsh, Miranda Jo DeMott, Eileen Brady, Katie Grgecic and Maggie Lockwood

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Samantha Rascio, Kayla Lavilette, Elizabeth Bigham, Erin Haggerty, Charlotte Wesson, Amy C. Walsh, Miranda Jo DeMott, Eileen Brady, Katie Grgecic and Maggie Lockwood

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Elizabeth Bigham, Giada Blume. Maya Levitt, Madison Legares, Milena Manocchia, Jamie Neiberg, Ayla Schwartz and Ana-Sofia Rodriguez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Elizabeth Bigham, Giada Blume. Maya Levitt, Madison Legares, Milena Manocchia, Jamie Neiberg, Ayla Schwartz and Ana-Sofia Rodriguez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Elizabeth Bigham, Giada Blume. Maya Levitt, Madison Legares, Milena Manocchia, Jamie Neiberg, Ayla Schwartz and Ana-Sofia Rodriguez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Isabella Burke, Theodora Silverman, Skylar Dunn, Charlotte Rose Masi, Isabella Burke, Catherine Quirico, Tess Romero and Alexandra Harris

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Isabella Burke, Theodora Silverman, Skylar Dunn, Charlotte Rose Masi, Isabella Burke, Catherine Quirico, Tess Romero and Alexandra Harris

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Zoe Glick, Laura Luc (Director and Producer) and Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Zoe Glick, Laura Luc and Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Laura Luc ad Alex Bird (Assistant Director)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Laura Luc and Alex Bird

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Lisha McKoy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Lisha McKoy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Lisha McKoy, Jeff Gorcyca, Macy Idzakovich, Zoe Glick and Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Lisha McKoy, Jeff Gorcyca, Macy Idzakovich, Zoe Glick and Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Laura Luc, Lisha McKoy, Jeff Gorcyca, Macy Idzakovich, Zoe Glick and Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Laura Luc, Lisha McKoy, Jeff Gorcyca, Macy Idzakovich, Zoe Glick and Sophie Knapp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Laura Luc, Lisha McKoy, Jeff Gorcyca, Macy Idzakovich, Zoe Glick, Sophie Knapp and Alex Bird

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Lucy Luc, Jerry Pedroza, Laura Luc, Ilana Bolotsky, Alex Bird and Jordian Liau

Photo Coverage: The Cast of MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at the Lion Theatre
Laura Luc and Lucy Luc

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