Show History


Show History


Heidi, with book and lyrics by Sarah Schlesinger and music and lyrics by David Evans, is a musicalized adaptation of the famous children's book of the same name. The book, by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, tells the story of a orphaned mountain girl named Heidi who eventually moves into the rich urban household of her distant relatives. Through the years, Spyri's story and characters have been adapted in a variety of films, television shows, and plays.


Heidi premiered in 1991 as a part of the theatre for young audiences touring company Theatreworks USA. It has been performed across the United States since, as well as several European countries.