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Until May 20, 2018

An insightful journey told in the icy cold of Alaska in the 1920s

Why See Snow Child?

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A Tale of Loss, Love and Hope in The Alaskan Winter

Washington, D.C will showcase a new musical based on the beautiful and chilling debut 2012 novel by Eowyn Ivey that's set in a brutally cold 1920s Alaska. Snow Child shares the story of lovers Jack and Mabel who find their relationship collapsing until they decide to build a child out of snow and have their lives changed forever.

The Pulitzer Prize finalist novel is based on Arthur Ransome's Russian folk tale, Little Daughter of the Snow which sees an old Russian man and wife make a little girl out of snow, to fight the enduring loneliness of a childless marriage, only to find that she comes alive.

The story has been praised for its detailed description of the Alaskan wilderness, its sentimentality and its use of suspense which, on stage, will be depicted against a soundtrack of nostalgic bluegrass and Americana.

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Dates

Opening night: 13 April 2018

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Bill C. Ray Used under Creative Commons License

Cast and Creative

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Written by John Strand

Music by Bob Banghart and Georgia Stitt  

Lyrics by Georgia Stitt 

 Directed by Molly Smith 

 Music Direction by Kris Kukul 

Next available performances

Sat, Apr 28

$194

Sun, Apr 29

$176

Mon, Apr 30

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Tue, May 1

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$177

Wed, May 2

$177

Thu, May 3

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$176

Fri, May 4

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$177

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3.0 star rating

Naomi: “Excellent performance! ”

I loved everything about the performance- the cast, the music, the set!... more

Leslie: “Don't waste your time or money”

The story was potentially intriguing but the play did not meet its promise.... more

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