The lonely woodcarver Geppetto gets his wish for a child of his own granted when the Blue Fairy brings one of his marionettes to life; however, being a parent is not as easy as he had expected.
When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Did You Know?
References to the 1940 "Pinocchio" movie:
- "When You Wish Upon a Star" in the introductory narration.
- The boy with the violin playing "When You Wish Upon a Star" in the perfect town.
- Pinocchio sings "I've Got No Strings" in Stromboli's act.
- Professor Buonragazzo promises Geppetto a new son "Faster than you can say 'Jimminy Cricket.'"
- The cat is named Figaro.
What is wrong with wanting a child to grow up to be like me?
Because you're such a prize?
I'm not talking to you anymore.
Performed by Usher and Company
Words and Music by Stephen Schwartz See more