Giant Hoax
Kit Goldstein Grant Music Theatre

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Based on the true (?!) story of New York's famous Cardiff Giant
Book, Music & Lyrics by Kit Goldstein Grant

A twenty-first century schoolgirl finds herself in 1869, and becomes embroiled in controversy surrounding the so-called Cardiff Giant, a stone figure his finders claim is a petrified prehistoric man.
Bill Palmer and the Cardiff Giant
Bill Palmer as the Cardiff Giant (with statue of the Giant)
Photo by Shawn Bilodeau

Selected Songs

Production History

The Giant Hoax was presented by the Classic Theater Guild to sold-out audiences at Proctors Theater in Schenectady, NY in November 2010. Directed by Criss Macaione-Bilodeau, with musical direction by Rebecca Benjamin.

In 2009, The Giant Hoax was first presented as a staged reading at the Classic Theater Guild's 6th Annual New Play Festival at Proctors Theater's Education Center.

In 2016 an excerpt from The Giant Hoax was presented in a developmental reading at The Playground Experiment in New York, NY.

Giant Hoax

David Michael Benjamin Jr. as William "Stub" Newell
Photo by Shawn Bilodeau

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