October 21, 2022
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Campus Events
Neese-Gray Theatre

Andersen: A Fairy Tale Life, a new musical by June McCarty Clair, John Clair, and Derek Hakes will be presented by Washburn University Theatre on October 21, 22, 28, and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and October 30 at 2:00 p.m.

The musical is a world premiere by Washburn alumna June McCarty Clair who was inspired during her travels to Copenhagen while a student at Washburn University. The musical follows the struggles of Hans Christian Andersen as he seeks his future fame. The musical was workshopped at Washburn in the spring of 2022 and now features a full production. The cast includes Washburn students, alums, community members, and children. Student performers will appear alongside WU alums such as Teri Walton, Leslie and Nicolas Carr, and Hannah Kirby.

Tickets may be reserved at https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/66908 or prior to performances at the Washburn Theatre Box Office. Tickets are a suggested $10 donation for general seating. All donations will go toward Washburn Theatre Scholarships. For more details go to the Washburn University Theatre website at www.washburn.edu/theatre.


Julie Noonan