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Celebrate the Power of Friendship, Dreams, and the Extraordinary in the Ordinary This Weekend at Legacy Theatre’s The Princess and the Pauper 


Performances June 22 at 10am & 12pm at The Legacy Theatre in Branford, CT 


BRANFORD, CT June 19, 2024 – The Legacy Theatre continues their 2024 Family Series this coming Saturday with The Princess and the Pauper. This fun production for children and families plays at Legacy at 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Saturday, June 22. The 12:00 PM performance will also be livestreamed for audiences to enjoy from the comfort of their home. 

Witness the journey of two extraordinary girls from different worlds who discover that they may have more in common than they thought! Princess Penelope, destined to rule a kingdom, and Pauper Paisley, with dreams of becoming a pop star, cross paths in an unexpected encounter in The Princess and the Pauper. In this heartwarming tale, find out if the princess discovers that her aspirations extend beyond the confines of royalty, and if the pauper finds her true potential as a shining pop star. Join us for a delightful world premiere that celebrates the power of friendship, dreams, and the extraordinary in the ordinary. Adapted from the novel, The Prince and the Pauper, by Mark Twain, The Princess and the Pauper is a Legacy Theatre production with book, music, and lyrics by Chelsea Dacey. 

The production is set to star Chelsea Dacey (A Princess Tea, The Tales of Christopher Robin and Winnie-the-Pooh) and Delaney Nicole (A Princess Tea) in the titular roles, with Lisa DeAngelis (A Princess Tea), Nick Fetherston (The Play That Goes Wrong), and Rick Williams (STARZ Stripes and Quarries) rounding out the cast. 

If you enjoyed last season’s production of A Princess Tea, you are sure to love this brand-new musical featuring some familiar faces! Tickets for The Princess and the Pauper are on sale now and can be purchased through the Box Office (203.315.1901) or Legacy’s website,

The Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm on non-performance days. For a full schedule of Box Office hours and performances, please visit Legacy’s website. Legacy Theatre’s 2024 Family Series is sponsored by Christensen Landscaping and Morgan Stanley, with generous support from the Seedlings Foundation. The Legacy Theatre is located in the village of Stony Creek in Branford, CT, at 128 Thimble Islands Road. The Legacy Theatre is committed to providing live theatre and related programming that is accessible to the widest possible audience. Full accessibility and accommodations details can be found on Legacy’s website or by calling the Box Office. 


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