Fancy Nancy, the Musical

Book and Lyrics by Susan DiLallo
Music by Danny Abosch
Directed by Angeline Mirenda
Based on Original Staging by Kelly Todd
Musical Direction by Robyn Manion

Awards and Recognition

  • TEA PARTY with Illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser
  • Encore Production
  • Based on Best-Selling Books

Reviewer Quotes

“ This musical is phenomenal (that’s a fancy word for really, really great)! ”

NW Kids Magazine

“ fills the theatre with laughter, catchy songs and life-long lessons ”

Beauty News NYC

A sophisticated evening for the fancy side in all of us

Fancy Nancy and her friends Bree, Rhonda, Wanda, and Lionel are going to be performing in their very first show, “Deep Sea Dances.” Nancy is positive, that’s fancy for 100 percent sure, that she and Bree will be picked to be mermaids. When another girl wins the coveted role of the mermaid, Nancy is stuck playing a dreary, dull tree. Can Nancy bring fancy flair to her role, even though it isn’t the one she wanted?

based on the popular “Fancy Nancy” books
by Jane O’Connor and Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser

SEASON PRODUCERS Bette & Wylie Aitken



“The show demonstrates that ordinary children can be fancy too, and, even more important, that Fancy Nancy can be an ordinary child.”
— New York Times

“The show is quite simply, splendiforous…The music is excellent, the lyrics are clever”
— Babies Gotta Have It

“An irresistible collection of ingenious tunes”
— NYMetroParents

Delight your little ones at a fancy event...


... PLUS special guest Robin Preiss Glasser

Immediately following performances on...
May 6 @ 2pm 
May 13 @ 2pm Opening Night!
May 14 @ 11am
May 20 @ 11am -- Relaxed performance.
May 20 @ 2pm
May 21 @ 11am
May 27 @ 11am
May 28 @ 11am
May 28 @ 2pm
Join us for an exclusive TEA PARTY in our Fancy Nancy-bedecked studio with Nancy, Bree, and hosted by Fancy Nancy illustrator, Robin Preiss Glasser. Party & Show Tickets include a reserved seat to the performance and lavish spread (which is fancy for tasty tea sandwiches and divine desserts)! Choice of pink lemonade, strawberry milk or fruity punch (and for our adult guests... enjoy champagne mimosas)! Do come dressed in what makes you feel most exquisite, such as your best tiara, opera gloves, boas, butterfly wings, ballerina tutu, fairy princess gown or all of them (“More is better!” as Fancy Nancy says)!
Ticket Price (includes admission to performance):
$50 for Adults
$42 for Children
(Please note that we will not be able to accommodate anyone with extreme food-born allergies as there will be dairy, nuts and items containing wheat served.)
  • Save $5 by attending Previews (May 5-May 13).
  • Save $2 by attending Evenings (May 14-May 28 6pm & 7pm). Limited availability.
  • 40% off for Groups of 10 or more.
There will be a special "relaxed performance" of Fancy Nancy, The Musical on
Saturday, May 20 at 11:00am.
This performance will be specifically designed to welcome people who will benefit from a more relaxed performance environment, including people with an Autism Spectrum Condition, sensory and communication disorders, or a learning disability. There may be some small changes to the light and sound effects for the show.
To reserve, call the box office at (888) 455-4212.
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Venue Bette Aitken theater arts Center

Bette Aitken theater arts Center
5522 E. La Palma Ave.
Anaheim, CA  92807
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Venue Amenities
  • Full-Service Bar
  • Free Parking
  • Conveniently Located

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At a Glance

Upcoming Performances
Approximate Running Time:
50 minutes with no intermissions
Special Notes:
  • @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center
  • On the Cripe Stage
  • Photos & autographs after each performance.
  • Kids under the age of 4 are only admitted at the "relaxed performance" on May 20 at 11am.
  • Everyone who watches the show must purchase a ticket (no babes in arms).
  • Relaxed Performance on Sat, May 20 at 11am

Featured Artists

Cast Members

Jillian Batt
Alexa Crismon
Amy Bolton
Megan Maxwell
Monika Pena
Andrew Puente

Production Team

Susan DiLallo
Book & Lyrics
Danny Abosch
Angeline Mirenda
Robyn Manion 
Musical Direction
Megan Hill
Scenic Designer
Jon Hyrkas
Lighting Designer
Josh Cardenas
Sound Designer
Christina Perez
Costume Designer
Lindsay Marsh
Stage Manager
Adam Nelson
Darryl B. Hovis 
Producing Associate


Robert Berman
Executive Producer
Bette & Wylie Aitken
Season Producers
Chance Theater Resident Artist