Beloved classic ‘Little Women’ seen through fresh eyes — at Grandstreet

Marga Lincoln for the Independent Record

A new adaptation of “Little Women,” the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott takes to the stage at Grandstreet Theatre starting this Friday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Dec. 19.

This adaptation by Kate Hamill of the Civil War story of tomboy Jo March and her three very distinct sisters — Meg, Beth and Amy — is being praised by numerous critics for how it honors the spirit of Alcott’s original story yet makes it fresh for a new era 150 years later.

If you go…

What: “Little Women”

When: Friday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Dec. 19

Nov. 19-21, Dec. 1-5; and Dec. 15-19, Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m.

Where: Grandstreet Theatre, 325 N. Park Ave. 

Cost: $27 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings; $23 Wednesday evenings and Sunday matinees; $17  kids 18 and under.

Contact: Grandstreet Box Office (afternoons) at 406-447-1574, or

Note: All audience members are required to wear a mask for the entire performance. 

As Jo, Beth, Amy and Meg approach adulthood, each must balance her ambitions with society’s expectations.

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