KIDSTAGE Jasper in Deadland

Two young people fall through an opening in the earth to an unknown location.

Jasper in Deadland

Music and Lyrics by: Ryan Scott Oliver
Book by: Hunter Foster

JASPER IN DEADLAND is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

JASPER IN DEADLAND premiered at Prospect Theatre Company, New York City (2014)
Presented at The 5th Avenue Theatre, May 21, 2015; David Armstrong Executive Producer and Artistic Director; Bernadine Griffin Managing Director; Bill Berry Producing Artistic Director
JASPER IN DEADLAND was originally commissioned by the Pasadena Musical Theatre Company (2011).

Show Synopsis

When the living world seems like too much, Jasper and his best friend Agnes always have each other. Dealing with pressures from school and their parents leaves them searching for understanding and love. When Jasper wakes up one morning and cannot find Agnes, an adventure to reunite begins with a dive into the swirling vortex of another land in the waters of Deadland. On his adventure, Jasper explores the underworld, meets interesting and dangerous people, and faces the demons within himself.

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