Did you have a dear gran who could roll your heart over any trouble and call a kind of magic into your world? Or a grammy, nona, nana, bubbe, oma, abuela or (in my case) Mummum?

If you did or do, or even if you didn’t but can even imagine anyone like that, you will want to see the musical “Maggie,” starting at Theatre Aquarius on April 19, in perhaps the biggest opening this city has ever seen.

Scottish-Canadian country music star Johnny Reid — famous for “What Love Is All About,” “Let’s Go Higher” and so many more songs — had such a grandmother; oh, did he ever, and he has imagined her back into being, from her youth on, in song, narrative and character.

Read it now at thespec.com >