Photo Flash: In Rehearsals with Off-Broadway's A LITTLE PRINCESS

By: May. 16, 2014

A Little Princess is a brand new adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved classic, coming straight to New York City from London this spring. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsals!

This riches-to-rags-to-riches story is the adventure of a young girl, whose courage is as big as her heart. Sara Crewe loses everything she holds dear, but through it all, she maintains her spirit and proves that anyone can be a princess.

The production features Music and Lyrics by Marc Folan and Book by Adam Boden. Directed by Laura Luc (And a Child Shall Lead, Pippi Longstocking), with Music Direction by Sinai Tabak (Stars of David). Costume Design by Lucy Luc, and Lighting by Paul Jones.

Starring Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita) and Joy Kate Lawson (Pippi Longstocking) as Sara Crewe, Kathi Troy as Miss Minchin, Maya Jade Frank (Mary Poppins, Evita) and Hayley Feinstein (Shrek) as Becky, Richard Clodfelter (King Lear, TNT Music Theatre Britain) as Mr. Carrisford, Shannon Munley as Amelia Minchin, David Michael Kirby (The Downside Risk) as Captain Crewe, Lisha McKoy (Timmy the Great) as the Baker, David Gautschy as Monsieur Dufarge, Chris Wight (Spring Storm) as Mr. Carmichael, Benton Sheely (Stuart Little) as Mrs. Carmichael, Cassie Hohn as the Cook, Macy Idzakovich as Miss Slayers, with Zachary Mackiewicz (Mary Poppins) and Aidan Winn as Donald Carmichael.

Playing the beloved Seminary Girls are Hayleigh Jusas and Anna McCarthy (The Sound of Music, Paper Mill Playhouse) as Ermengarde, Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music Live!) and Olivia Fanders as Lottie, Sadie Seelert (Mary Poppins) and Scarlett Diaz (Shrek) as Lavinia, Jamieson O'Brien and Mary Stewart Sullivan (Enron, Lifetime's "Ring of Fire") as Jessie. Featured Seminary Girls will be played by Alexandra Pennington, Abbey Rose Gould (LES MISERABLES), Erin Haggerty, Olivia Lombardi, Chloe Smith, Presley Ryan (Beaches), Charlotte Wesson, Delaney Ragusa, Vera Marshall (Pippi Longstocking) and Ireland Horan (Freckleface Strawberry).

The company will also feature Evan Smolin (And a Child Shall Lead), Adam Dorfman, Jordan O'Brien, Lilli Jacobs, Jessica Feit, Anna Kate Cibrian, Isabella Moitoso, Sarah Rappoport, Zoe Manarel, Alessandra Baldacchino, Melody Munitz, Ariana Perlson, Andrew DiTusa (Freckleface Strawberry), Stephen Sayegh, Ivy Idzakovich, Sydney Bell, Caroline Rosenblum (And a Child Shall Lead), Gabriella Green, Alexis Page, Emerson Glick, Sophie Knapp, and Savvy Crawford.

Tickets for the May 22-25, 2014 run at the Hudson Guild Theatre are currently sold out. For more information, visit


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