An early Ahrens and Flaherty work, this “fractured fairy tale” version of the classic Hans Christian Anderson story features an insecure teenaged emperor who is fooled into thinking clothes make the man.

This was Lynn and Stephen’s first produced show, commissioned by Theatreworks/USA.

“A sweet and funny musical…quirky, helium-light score…a memorable tribute to the power of friendship.”

-The Washington Post

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