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Beauty and the Beast

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Children's Literature Studies.

Musical in two acts after the fairy tale of the same name. Premièred at the Palace Theatre, New York, in 1994, its book was by Linda Woolverton, lyrics by Howard ...

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Cinderella

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies — Music Theatre.

1 Various operas have been written based on Perrault's fairy‐tale. See Cenerentola, La (Rossini) and Cendrillon (Massenet).

2 (Zolushka). Ballet, with...

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Hans Christian Andersen

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Children's Literature Studies.

This extremely popular, but critically slated, musical biopic of the legendary Danish storyteller was produced by Samuel Goldwyn in 1952. Estimates vary as to how many prospective...

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Robber Bridegroom

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies — Music Theatre.

Told to the Brothers Grimm by Marie Hassenpflug, ‘Der Räuberbräutigam’ is closely related to another tale from Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children's and Household Tales), ‘Fitchers Vogel’...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre — Children's Literature Studies.

Titled “Schneewittchen” in German, this fairy tale was first introduced into the literary tradition through Jacob and Wilhelm Grimms' collection called Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children and...

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Wizard of Oz

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies — Music.

Character in children's books by L. Frank Baum.

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