Water for Elephants is a captivating new musical, book by Rick Elice, music and lyrics by PigPen Theatre Co., and based on the novel by Sara Gruen. Directed by Tony award nominee Jessica Stone, this world premiere production tells the story of Jacob Jankowski, who takes a chance on a mysterious train and finds himself immersed in the world of the traveling circus known as the Benzini Bros Most Spectacular Show On Earth.
As Jacob settles into his new job and home, he forms new relationships and becomes part of a new family. When August, the charismatic ringmaster, introduces Rosie the elephant as the new star attraction, Jacob and August’s wife Marlena team up to train her. As Jacob and Marlena’s mutual compassion develops into a romantic relationship, August’s cruel nature threatens to derail their lives.
The talented creative team behind Water for Elephants brings this tale to life with their unique and innovative approach. The show promises to reignite your dreams of joining the circus, as it explores themes of love, family, and belonging.
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