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All lyrics by Nan Knighton

The Scarlet Pimpernel

A swashbuckling musical based on the novel and characters by Baroness Orczy.

Book & Lyrics by Nan Knighton, Music by Frank Wildhorn


Camille Claudel

An original musical with book & lyrics by Nan Knighton. and music by Frank Wildhorn.

Saturday Night Fever

A dance musical based on the screenplay by Norman Wexler.

Stage adaptation by Nan Knighton. Featuring songs by the Bee Gees.


A musical by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy, with additional lyrics by Nan Knighton.


An original musical by Nan Knighton and Howard Marren.

Open House

An original musical by Nan Knighton Howard Marren.

Storybook: The Lyrics of Nan Knighton

A cabaret night featuring the lyrics of Nan Knighton.

Other Recordings

"Let Him Fly"

This song has music by Frank Wildhorn and was recorded by Linda Eder on her album, "Storybook" (Angel, 2003). The album also includes the songs "Storybook" and "When I Look At You" from The Scarlet Pimpernel.

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"What Did You See Inside The Stars?"

Linda Eder's album "Now" (Sony Masterworks, 2011) includes three of Nan's songs: the standalone number "What Did You See Inside The Stars?" and two songs from Camille Claudel  - "A Woman In His Arms" and "What's Never Been Done Before". More information and links related to this album have been posted on the Linda Eder: Now page.

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Demo Tracks

We're pleased to present the following demo tracks, written with Frank Wildhorn and Fred Werner (All lyrics by Nan Knighton):

"Out of the Blue" | Music by Frank Wildhorn, Performed by Linda Eder

"Ask for the Moon" | Music by Fred Werner, Performed by David Gurland

"Through the Spring" | Music by Fred Werner, Performed by Philip Hoffman

"High Time" | Music by Frank Wildhorn, Performed by Jordan Bennett (this song was written for The Scarlet Pimpernel and not included in the stage production.)

"Words" | Music by Fred Werner, Performed by Mary Testa

"If This Were A Gershwin Tune"| Music by Frank Wildhorn, Performed by Linda Eder

"At the Start of the Race" | Music by Frank Wildhorn, performed by Will Lee, this song was written for the Special Olympics.

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