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LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE, The MusicalBook by: Rachel Sheinkin Music by: Rachel Portman Lyrics by: Donna di Novelli Based on THE LITTLE HOUSE SERIES by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Presented by Plaza Theatre Company
Runs through 4/4/2020
Reviewed by Jordan Thomas,
Associate Critic for John Garcia's THE COLUMN
Since the early 1930’s, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s iconic Little House book series has been treasured by people around the world. These best-selling children’s books about a young prairie girl and her family settling in the Midwest during the 19th century went on to become a beloved TV series from 1974 to 1982 that many know and love. Little House on the Prairie, the musical has a lot to live up to, and Plaza Theatre Company’s production is definitely one to see.
If you missed the national tour that made stops at both Bass Performance Hall and Dallas Summer Musicals in the summer of 2010, it is unlikely that you have ever seen this production or heard the show’s music. As a lifelong Little House fan (as in, I successfully derailed the family ...