"Little House" the Musical premiers

Studio 360

The Ingalls: Kara Lindsay, Steve Blanchard, Melissa Gilbert, Jenn Gambatese and Maeve Moynihan (Image: Playbill.com)

In the 1930s Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote books about her childhood on the American frontier in the late 1800s. In the 1970s Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert starred in a hugely successful TV show based on the stories. A zillion reruns later "Little House" has returned, this time as a musical.

The production premiers today at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, and Gilbert, all grown up, has been cast as Ma.

On "Studio 360," Minneapolis theater maven Sarah Lemanczyck looks into the buzz surrounding the show.

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