Little Women



Besides silent versions in 1917 and 1918, Little Women was filmed by George Cukor in 1933, Mervyn LeRoy in 1949, Gordon Hessler in 1978, and Gillian Armstrong in 1994.


British television made two series of Little Women in the 1950s (live on BBC in 1950 and again by BBC in 1958). In the 1980s, two anime series were made in Japan Little Women in 1981 and Tales of Little Women in 1987. Both anime series were dubbed in English and shown on American television as well.

Musicals and opera

Little Women (musical) was performed on Broadway in 2005, then toured in the US. It was staged in Sydney, Australia in 2008.

The Houston Grand Opera commissioned and performed Little Women (opera) in 1998, and NPR broadcast it on radio in the US. The opera was shown on television in 2001 and has been staged by other opera companies since the premiere.


A one-act stage version[51] of has been produced in the U.S., U.K., Italy, Australia, Ireland, and Singapore since 2010.

Web video

A modern adaptation of the novel, titled The March Family Letters, was produced by Cherrydale Productions and distributed by Pemberly Digital on Youtube, with the original run beginning December 25, 2014.

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