The Nightingale by John Lazarus
The young Emperor discovers a magical Nightingale, who's singing cures his illness. Influenced by the powerful Music Master, he locks her up; when she escapes, he banishes her from his kingdom, but the loyal Maid and her beloved Fisherman help the Nightingale return to fight for the Emperor's life. Based on the Anderson fairy tale.
First Produced: In 1994 at Young People's Theatre, Toronto
Written With: John Roby, music.
Male Cast: 5
Female Cast: 3
Total Cast: 8