Tag archives: Little Women

‘Little Women’ Takes the Stage
By Richard Mineards   |   April 23, 2024

Little Women, the American Theatre Guild’s musical version of Louisa May Alcott’s popular novel at the Granada, was an absolute delight. Based on Alcott’s life, the production follows the lives of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March, each determined to lead their lives on their own terms. The timeless, captivating tale – set at […]

Alcott Musical’s ‘Little’ Pleasures 
By Steven Libowitz   |   April 9, 2024

The musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s most famous novel comes to downtown’s grandest theater when Broadway at the Granada presents Little Women – The Musical on April 10–11. The theatrical work, based on Alcott’s 1868–69 semi-autobiographical book follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March, each with divergent personalities yet determined […]

OSB’s Optimistic Offer
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 25, 2020

Opera Santa Barbara is not only eagerly anticipating a return to live performances in front of audiences, the company has already begun taking reservations for its planned production of La Traviata at the Granada Theatre on September 25 and 27. Due to the likely government guidelines about social distancing in public performances, fewer than 500 […]

Women United
By Lynda Millner   |   March 12, 2020

Little Women, a Classic Storybook Luncheon, was the theme of the Women United’s second annual luncheon at the Four Seasons Biltmore for United Way. Event chair Andrea Kahmann and her “gang” looked smashing in their Victorian dresses complete with corsets. Andrea commented, “I’m so glad we don’t have to wear these anymore.” The décor fit […]

Little Women Lunch
By Richard Mineards   |   March 12, 2020

It may have been written in 1868, but Louisa May Alcott’s Civil War classic Little Women continues to stand the test of time, with the first silent film of the work in 1917, George Cukor’s 1933 film with Katharine Hepburn, and last year’s Oscar nominated Greta Gerwig version with Meryl Streep, the seventh one made. […]