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Daddy Long Legs - Utah.Politico.Hub
I am currently engaged in producing Daddy Long Legs for the Draper Arts Council, and the experience has caused me to look at the source of the play, which is the 1912 novel by Jean Webster. I also looked (again) at the 1955 movie starring Leslie Caron and Fred Astaire. The play I am engaged with is an Off-Broadway adaptation that is much closer to the original than is the flashy Astaire-Caron vehicle. In both versions, a young orphan girl (Jerusha Abbott in the original, Julie André in the movie)…