Flowers for Mrs Harris

Flowers for Mrs Harris

Based on the novel by Paul Gallico
A musical by Richard Taylor and Rachel Wagstaff
Book by Rachel Wagstaff
Music and Lyrics by Richard Taylor

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Flowers for Mrs Harris

Flowers for Mrs Harris

Based on the novel by Paul Gallico
A musical by Richard Taylor and Rachel Wagstaff
Book by Rachel Wagstaff
Music and Lyrics by Richard Taylor

Overview

For Ada Harris, day-to-day life is spent cleaning houses. But when she happens upon something that takes her breath away, she sets off on a journey that will change her life... From the cobbled streets of post-war London to the magical avenues of Paris and beyond, Ada transforms the lives of everyone she meets along the way, but can she let go of her past and finally let her own life blossom?

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Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature)
  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is the composer and lyricist of Flowers for Mrs Harris (Sheffield Theatres, Chichester Festival Theatre) and The Go-Between (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Northampton Theatres/Derby Theatre and Apollo Theatre, West End), both of which won the Best Musical Production ...

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Rachel Wagstaff

Rachel Wagstaff wrote the book for the multi-award winning musical Flowers for Mrs Harris (Best Musical, UK Theatre Awards 2016), which transferred to Chichester Festival Theatre, directed by Daniel Evans, in September 2018 after a run at the Sheffield Crucible. Her criticall ...

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Author

Paul Gallico

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