Oscar Wilde's enduring story of how a statue prince and migrating swallow redeem the poverty of a city is brought imaginatively up to date by a cast of four. This enchanting production explores how a tale is told, with original music and magic, bringing alive for the audience all the "tricks of the trade".
' Casson produces that rare thing - a well-written new musical...(her) harmonies could give Andrew Lloyd Webber a run for his money'
2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the premiere of
The Happy Prince. A new production is
presently in development.
The story so far
THE BUXTON QUEST
Commended by the Buxton Opera House in its' 'Quest for new musicals' The Happy Prince received its' first performances in a tent on the green.