Musical. Book by Alan J. Prewitt. Music by Craig Bohmler. Lyrics by Steven Mark Kohn. Based on the best-selling book written by Jeff Brumbeau and illustrated by Gail deMarcken.
Cast: 1w. (2 to 3m. 1 child, either gender, a chorus of 4, which may be expanded as desired.) A mysterious old woman lives in the misty mountains, making beautiful quilts for the poor. Meanwhile, the greedy king is desperate to find happiness, assuming it will come from one of the many presents he has demanded from his subjects. When the old woman refuses to give the king a quilt, she starts him on a journey of self-discovery that takes them both on a whimsical adventure. At times mystical, hilarious, gently provocative and touching, this intimate musical has delighted parents and children alike. Flexible set. approximate running time: 1 hour.
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