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A young girl’s voice can heal the world… Set in rural Oklahoma at the turn of the century, Abyssinia is an uplifting tale of a young girl’s joys, sorrows and triumph of faith. Born during a terrifying tornado, Abyssinia is given the gift of song and a healing spirit to inspire her entire community. An exuberant musical that resounds with plenty of spiritual thunder and melodic lightning, Abyssinia packs an emotional power that surely will bring joy to your heart.

Music by Ted Kociolek
Lyrics by James Racheff
Book by James Racheff and Ted Kociolek
Based on the novel “Marked by Fire” by Joyce Carol Thomas
Choreographed by Todd L. Underwood
Directed by Stafford Arima

The Goodspeed
6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 06423
Seating Chart

Sept 30 – Dec 4, 2005

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