Daddy Long Legs

Music and lyrics by Paul Gordon

Book by John Caird

Based on the classic novel by Jean Webster

Japanese Book and Lyrics translated by Maoko Imai

This production was a TOHO Company transfer of the Rubicon Theatre, Ventura production that has been touring all over the US since it opened in October 2009.

It opened for a limited run at the Theatre Crié in Tokyo from 2nd to 19th September 2012.  It then toured to theatres in Niigata, Oita, Osaka and Fukuoka where it closed on the 3rd October 2012.

It will return to Theatre Crié for a further run of performaces from 5th to 9th January 2013.

Production photographs by Tauchi Shunpei

Creative team

Director John Caird
Set and Costumes David Farley
Lighting Nakagawa Ryuichi
Sound Honma Toshiya
Orchestrations Brad Haak and Paul Gordon
Musical Supervision Yamaguchi Hideya
Additional Musical Arrangements Laura Bergquist
Musical Director Hayashi Akira
Hair and Make-up Miyauchi Hiroaki
Associate Designer Iwata Yuko
Assistant Director Suenaga Chizuko
Stage Manager Usami Masato
Deputy Stage Managers Ara Satoshi, Matsui Keigo, Moriya Akiko
Producer Kojima Mariko
Assistant Producers Nomaguchi Anna, Tanaka Keiko, Ogami Hikari


Jerusha Abbot Sakamoto Maaya
Jervis Pendleton Inoue Yoshio


Violin Isoda Hiromi
Cello Onuki Eiko
Guitars Aida Toshiki
Bass Guitar Serizawa Shigeki
Drums/Percussion Higashi Yoshiki
Conducted from the keyboard by Hayashi Akira