Book by Julia Steiny
Music and Lyrics by Dennis Livingston

THE WEAVER AND THE SEA is a five-character, one-hour musical for children's and youth theater based on a Sufi parable about a young woman from a weaving family who undergoes a series of tragedies that lead to an unexpected lesson about life.


You can learn more about the show at the following pages:




CONTACT DENNIS if you want to request a copy of the script and an audio cassette of songs from the show for performance consideration. The message should include your name, institution, address, phone, e-mail and website.

Songs from The Weaver and The Sea:

The Tale Begins

Bring The Loom

Twist The Rope

I'm Working On My Smile

Carve The Mast

Raise The Tent

Demo singers: Merle Perkins, Erik Dickinson
Demo pianist: Jonathan Goldberg

About Dennis Livingston
For more information, click on ABOUT DENNIS

About Julia Steiny
Julia Steiny has won the Lawrence Epstein Playwriting Award, a John Gassner Award, a Playwrights Platform One-Act Award and a Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for Distinguished Direction. She has also been a finalist in the Shipping Dock's "Interplay" Competition, the New England New Play Festival, another year's Gassner, the Samuel French Festival Competition and the Mark Twain Masquers' Contest. Her work has been produced at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival by Wastepaper Theatre (RI), as well as by the American Theatre of Actors (NY), the Abingdon Theatre (NY), Mill Mountain Theatre (VA) and the Vineyard Playhouse (MA), among many others. She may be contacted at