Musical. Book, music and lyrics by Joan Cushing. Adapted from the book by Elvira Woodruff.
Cast: 3m., 10w., many extras, doubling possible. Set in 1840's London, Lucy and Glory Wolcott live at Grimstone Union Public Workhouse at the mercy of the cruel Matron Wick and Mistress Branch. Lucy invents stories about a family she barely remembers and a long lost doll named Morning Glory to humor her sister. When a deadly fever sweeps through the workhouse, the two sisters escape to the mean streets of London, where they encounter many colorful characters. Now they must learn to survive on their own. Finding an old, discarded doll by the river that Glory believes is her long-lost doll, and teaming up with the beggar boy, Nick Button, Morning Glory leads the three on a journey that will change their lives forever, for Morning Glory is no ordinary doll. Flexible set. Optional accompaniment CD available. Approximate running time: 105 minutes, plus intermission.