“Little Women” gets Big Praises

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Marriott Theatre’s new productions of Little Women has received stunning reviews. 

As Sun-Times’ Hedy Weiss relays:

The depth of the acting, the clarity of the singing and above all, the complete trust placed in the human scale of the story are crucial here. Veteran director Joe Leonardo has cast the production ideally, and he and his performers have injected the show — the work of Allan Knee (book), Mindi Dickstein (whose lyrics are particularly lovely) and Jason Howland (music) — with a zestful energy, humor and clarity sorely missing before. And in Heidi Kettenring, his superb leading lady — who plays the role of Jo March, Alcott’s protofeminist alter ego — he has tapped genuine star power.