So when the decision was made to turn the iconic film into a musical on the Guthrie stage, there were certainly some big shoes to fill. Luckily, for the Guthrie — and local audiences — they found their princess in newcomer Stephanie Rothenberg.
If Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck are the main stars of “Roman Holiday,” then the city of Rome is certainly the supporting actor. So what happens when you remove the city and are given a blank stage for a musical? Does it work — can it be recreated?