Photos by Liane Brandon
Elizabeth Marvel plays Louisa May Alcott.
Alcott was a tomboy and a risk-taker.
Director/Producer Nancy Porter
Writer/Producer Harriet Reisen with Porter
Louisa`s role required thirty costumes.
`Kilting` Louisa`s skirt for running
Marianna Bassham as artist May Alcott
Orchard House: Lizzie Alcott`s melodeon
shooting in Louisa`s Orchard House room
for the `Writing `Little Women`` sequence
the crew & equipment crowded the small room
With Jan Turnquist (red), of Orchard House
Daniel Gerroll as Bronson Alcott
3 year-old Haley Garvin as toddler Louisa
Molly Schreiber played the teenage Louisa.
Emerson and Alcott, Transcendentalists
in Emerson`s study, Emerson House
Jane Alexander as LMA`s first biographer.
on the set at Buchman Tavern, Lexington MA
prepping the young May and Lizzie Alcott
Their father taught the Alcott sisters at home.
Louisa & sister Anna loved plays & acting.
Dossy Peabody as Louisa`s `Marmee`
Louisa was a nurse in a Civil War army hospital.
Most soldiers died of infection, not wounds.
Preparing Crystal Lisbon as Anna Weld
Louisa saw Europe as Weld`s paid companion.
Louis Wheeler as Laddie, LMA`s `Laurie`
Louisa with her niece and namesake, `Lulu`
Emily Stikeman as ten year-old Louisa
`Fruitlands` was Alcott`s utopian experiment.
Louisa later rescued her family from poverty.
visiting at her dying father`s bedside
Louisa died just two days after Bronson.