Half A Sixpence

Half A Sixpence

Musical


Overview


Synopsis

Arthur Kipps, an orphan, lives and works with other apprentices for the cruel draper, Mr. Shalford. After learning that he is inheriting a fortune, Arthur tries to join the upper class and gets engaged to the wealthy Helen Walsingham. Soon, though, Arthur realizes that his true love is his childhood sweetheart, Ann. Eventually Arthur loses all of his newfound wealth but still marries Ann and lives happily ever after. Based on H.G. Wells' novel Kipps


Characters

Male

Lead

Female

Lead

Female

Lead



Show Information

Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly female cast
Includes late teen, young adult, adult, mature adult characters