Rebecca Jayne-Davies and Ryan Bennett will star in The Barn Theatre’s upcoming production of Daddy Long Legs.

This is the theatre’s first musical production of 2019.

The award-winning musical with music and lyrics by Paul Gordon and a book by John Caird, is based on the classic novel by Jean Webster that inspired the 1955 film starring Fred Astaire.

Daddy Long Legs is directed by Kirstie Davis, with design by Gregor Donnelly, musical direction by Charlie Ingles and runs from 2 October – 2 November 2019.

About Daddy Long Legs 

Daddy Long Legs is set in turn-of-the-century New England and tells the story of orphan Jerusha Abbott and her mysterious benefactor who agrees to send her to college, who she dubs ‘Daddy Long Legs’ after seeing his elongated shadow.

Daddy Long Legs is a piece of theatre that questions identity whilst highlighting the importance of education, imagination and love.


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