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Little Women - 2005 - Broadway

Published in 1868, Louisa May Alcott's novel Little Women is based on Alcott's and her sisters' coming of age in Civil War New England. With their father away fighting in the war, Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth must keep their household running with the help and guidance of their mother, called Marmee. The March sisters find joy in life's small details and endure twists of fortune - Jo sells her hair to facilitate Marmee's trip to be with her ill husband, Meg becomes engaged, Jo chooses her sisters over a potential suitor, Beth falls ill, and Jo moves away to begin life as a writer. Even through squabbles, challenges, and heartache, the sisters' unwavering friendship and loyalty help them to fulfill their dreams.

Little Women's March sisters have continued to enthrall generations of young readers, sparking many popular adaptations for the screen and stage. The latest adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's timeless story, Broadway musical LITTLE WOMEN brings the March sisters to a new generation of theatergoers, offering a slice of Victorian family life set to a soaring musical score.


Running Time: Two hours and 20 minutes with one intermission

Virginia Theatre

(New York, NY)
245 W. 52nd St.


by Leanna Yip - October 27, 2005
Something old, something new? Sure, Little Women has that. Borrowed and blue, that as well. It's a new show that's old-fashioned, with a score that's not all that original and bits of blue here and there, mainly represented in the period-lace that frames the brightly lit stage.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 11, 2005
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Little Women is now in stores! The cast signed copies of the CD on May 7 at the Virginia Theater.
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2005
Maureen McGovern, who is currently starring on Broadway in Little Women: The Musical, will lend her 'Stradivarius Voice' to a worthy cause in One Enchanted Evening, a special one-night-only benefit concert for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Presented by R/J Productions in cooperation with Jim Caruso and, the concert will be at Birdland (315 West 44th Street) on Monday, April 11 at 9 PM. Jeff Harris will be McGovern's Musical Director for the concert.
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2005
Maureen McGovern has committed to playing the March matriarch on the 30-stop national tour of Little Women
by Linda Lenzi - January 25, 2005
Little Women opened on Sunday night, January 23 at the Virginia Theater. The opening night festivities then took place at Tavern on the Green.