Family Classic Series THE EMPEROR AND THE NIGHTINGALE
Young village girl Mei (Claire Rigsby, from left) performs a dance with the Nightingale (Ann Marie Gideon) for the ailing Emperor (Terrance Jackson) (Bill DeLoach Photography)
The Emperor and the Nightingale
Book and Lyrics by April-Dawn Gladu
Music by James Woodward
Adapted from the story by Hans Christian Andersen
Directed by Allen O'Reilly
Now - August 3
"...funny and engaging."
Travel back in time to ancient China, where the Nightingale’s beautiful song transforms a troubled Emperor into the land’s wisest ruler and the Nightingale into his most treasured companion. Adapted by the author of last summer’s The Jungle Book, this family musical is destined to put a song in your heart.