Jenny Lind Presents P.T. Barnum

Cabaret & Variety · shelley cooper · Ages 10+ · 50 mins · United States of America

Pay What You Can family friendly one person show

This one woman opera show, fact checks “The Greatest Showman” movie, and that the real reason Jenny Lind (also known as the “The Swedish Nightingale”) quit the tour.  When Jenny Lind came to America, to tour with “The Greatest Showman”, P.T. Barnum, she witnessed a nation torn apart over slavery. She embarked on headline-grabbing tour that shared the spotlight with a political maelstrom. Jenny Lind was uncomfortable with Barnum’s relentless marketing of her and his questionable moral compass, or lack there of. Eavesdrop on Jenny’s final, brave confrontation of PT Barnum and enjoy some operatic gems from Jenny Lind. Come witness a part of HER-story! 

Couldn’t get a ticket to the Taylor Swift Eras tour? No problem! Check out the original touring girl boss, Jenny Lind! 

Portion of the proceeds of this performance is going to LA Women’s Theatre Festival to continue to encourage female writers to share their stories

Shelley Cooper is a two time nominee of Broadway World Best Solo and Cabaret performer. Shelley’s last fringe show was nominated for Best Cabaret and Variety show.

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Production Team

* Fringe Veteran