The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi

Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler
Book by Wilson Lehr

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The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi

Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler
Book by Wilson Lehr

Overview

In turn-of-the-century New York, newlyweds Jim and Ella struggle to make ends meet. Despite their bleak circumstances, they each sacrifice to make Christmas special, leading to an ironic but heartwarming conclusion.

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  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature), Christmas/Holiday, Romantic Comedy
  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting, Flexible casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Richard Adler

RICHARD ADLER Best known for his work with Jerry Ross, Richard Adler was a lyricist, writer, composer and producer of a number of Broadway shows and revues. Together they wrote music and lyrics for such hits as John Murray Anderson’s Almanac, The Pajama Game (1955 Tony Award ...

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