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By Ken Stern 

'Little Women' a play to sing and dance about, on stage at Anacortes Community Theatre

 

November 2, 2022

Imagine being creative, intelligent and head strong, the oldest of four sisters, in 1861. Imagine having a writing talent and the will for a career in a society where you are, legally, the property first of your father then, when you marry, of your husband. You don't have the vote. You can hardly sign a contract.

That is the world of Louisa May Alcott, who turned it into her first novel, "Little Women," published in 1868.

In 2005 it premiered as a musical on Broadway. Last week a very good production opened at the Anacortes Community Theatre, with an energetic and delightful Lucy Price as J...



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