The Princess and the Pea

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The Princess and the Pea is a children's musical by Joey Wishnia and Pippa Duffy

The original text

Based on the original fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, with the text by Joey Wishnia and music and lyrics by Pippa Duffy.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1989: Produced at the Baxter Studio, Cape Town, from 19 June to 15 July, by The Story Spinning Theatre in conjunction with Baxter Theatre Productions. Directed by Joey Wishnia with Jaci Smith, Anette Hamilton, Sean Bovim/Tashid Toefy, Joey Wishnia, Janine Holthuysen, Sam Hendrikse and Oscar Petersen.


Typed copy of the playtext, found in the archives of the Stellenbosch Drama Department in 2022.

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