The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel: Music by Frank Wildhorn. Book and Lyrics by Nan Knighton. It is May 1794, at the peak of the bloody French Revolution. The French actress, Marguerite St. Just marries the Englishman, Sir Percival Blakeney. However, Percy is shocked and hurt to find out that his newly-wed wife is responsible for the execution of his friends in France, unaware that she was blackmailed into revealing their whereabouts. To right this wrong, Percy secretly enlists the help of his friends to create the League of the Scarlet Pimpernel to rescue innocent lives through disguise and diversion. However, revolutionary official Chauvelin is hot on their trail, and Percy must face him in the ultimate sword fight showdown.

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