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A Grimm Night for Hans Christian Andersen (Musical) by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. Lots of speaking parts, but few characters per scene so easy to structure small rehearsals. Whilst it does not require a chorus, there is scope for extra characters in a few of the scenes. Some of the characters sing!
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for 7 original songs and 3 pieces of incidental music is provided with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleComic retelling of fairytales as a musical play. Many scenes, but using the same few pieces of 'set furniture'. Simple props.
SynopsisHans Christian Andersen gets an unexpected visit from the Brothers Grimm - who seem to be upset over the matter of stealing story lines. A competition ensues, with characters from Andersen and Grimm stories taking the stage - often in unexpected ways.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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Around the World in Eighty Days by Richard Cowling
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 54. Chorus. In order to be faithful to Jules Verne, most of the characters are written male. How you cast them is up to you! (For example, whilst it was not so in Fogg's day, the Reform Club is now open to women!)
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal score for seventeen songs and nineteen pieces of incidental music is provided with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleFull-length school musical based on Jules Verne's novel. By the nature of the story, there are a lot of locations, but these can be presented in as simple or complex a way as you please.
SynopsisPhileas Fogg accepts a wager to travel around the World in Eighty days. Armed with only Passepartout (his trusty French manservant) and pursued by a detective, he sets out, venturing via Egypt, India (where he acquires a princess!), Japan and the USA.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
** Conductor's score and band parts (Clarinet/Alto Sax/Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass, and Keyboard) for 'Around the World in Eighty Days' by Richard Cowling
** Midi Files for the 36 songs and instrumentals from Around the World in Eighty Days by Richard Cowling. The files contain the band arrangements plus vocal lines.
** Backing Tracks for the 36 songs and musical pieces from Around the World in Eighty Days by Richard Cowling. (The tracks are the orchestrated instrumentals, with additional instruments playing the vocal lines.)
** Vocal recordings of all the songs from Around the World in Eighty Days by Richard Cowling. (Vocals by Richard Cowling and Leanne Cooper.)
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Caught By Christmas by Sharlee Glenn with songs by Erica Glenn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. Whilst the children are named as boys and girls, this is flexible! Both classes can be expanded by the chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music (for three original songs) is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleShort one-act (secular) Christmas musical for kids. School set (two classrooms) but minimal set requirements and simple props.
SynopsisMr Grump teaches class 4b and is ignoring the approach of Christmas, as usual. Miss Jingle and the jollier kids of 4a are celebrating, and they decide to take their party next door, with interesting consequences.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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Yo Ho Ho! (A Pirate Christmas) by Sue Gordon
Performance by The Shaun Winterflood Academy of Theatrical Studies won the GADOC Jubilee Trophy in the Guernsey One-Act Play Festival, 2009.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. None of the characters are gender-specific!
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for five original songs is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne Act musical (secular) Christmas play for kids.
SynopsisThe captain has banned his pirates from celebrating Christmas. Can they win the captain over?
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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The Phantom Of The Talent Factor by Robin Bailes
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSome custom words to well known songs included with the Producer's copy. No scores provided with this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length play with music and dance, with simple settings.
SynopsisChristina, a shy contestant on a talent show finds herself berated by one of the judges, but helped out by a mysterious masked benefactor.
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Between the Lines by Erica Glenn
Winner of the VIP Arts Playwriting Competition, One-Act Musical Category, 2004
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 10. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Characters include a (fairytale) wolf! The chorus (children) is optional.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicMusical scores for 13 songs are included with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne-act comedy musical for kids. Minimal set requirements, simple props.
SynopsisIt's time for a bedtime story, but things are not as we've come to expect them... The big, bad wolf is afraid of small children and princesses take to fighting dragons to rescue sleeping princes.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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Greece! - The Musical by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. This could be performed in Ancient Greek style, with three actors playing all the principal parts, or the principal roles could be shared amongst a larger company. The Greek chorus comments on the action, individually, in unison (chant) or in song.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for six original songs supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleModern version of Ancient Greek drama with a humorous interpretation of Greek myths and legends. No set requirements, few props. The text is identical to Greece! - The Play, except that some of the chants are replaced by songs.
SynopsisThere's trouble on Mount Olympus - the boiler has stopped working and Zeus isn't getting any hot water. Zeus is in a temper and Dionysus has a hangover. It's up to Hera to sort things out by calling for Heracles, the odd job man of Ancient Greece...
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** CD with instrumental backing tracks for each of the six songs (plus reprises) from 'Greece! - The Musical' by Sue Gordon. (Recording by Jonathan van Gennep.)
** CD with sung tracks for each of the six songs from 'Greece! - The Musical' by Sue Gordon. (Recording by Jonathan van Gennep.)
** Zip file containing instrumental backing tracks for each of the six songs (plus reprises) from 'Greece! - The Musical' by Sue Gordon. (Recording by Jonathan van Gennep.)
** Zip file of sung tracks for each of the six songs from 'Greece! - The Musical' by Sue Gordon. (Recording by Jonathan van Gennep.)
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Adventures in Wonderland by Bob Yelland
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 35. Chorus. All characters except Alice can be played by any gender. Chorus can be doubled from actors not in current or adjacent scene.
Run TimeAround 86 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script suggests seven popular songs which might be used with the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA faithful, full-length adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic novel, ideal for youth theatre productions.
SynopsisRelaxing on a warm summer’s day, Alice spots an agitated white rabbit in a waistcoat with a pocket watch. Unable to control her curiosity, she chases after him and tumbles down a rabbit hole into a surreal wonderland of talking animals. She now faces many adventures in her struggle to return home and her attempts to make sense of this world. This show, written for large youth theatres, adheres closely to Lewis Carroll’s original story 150 years after it was first published.
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The King's Spell by Sherrill S. Cannon & Kerry E. Gallagher
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 27. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicVariations on some well-known nursery songs are embedded in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleClass-sized play for elementary schools, embedding mixed-up versions of well-known nursery songs.
SynopsisOld King Cole isn't so merry when his pipe, bowl and fiddlers don't turn up. In fact, he's so miffed that he puts a spell on all Mother Goose Land, mixing up all the characters and rhymes. Mother Goose goes to see if she can help untangle everyone.
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The Ant Chant by Michal Y Noah
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 7. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTwo original songs are included in this script.
StyleA short rhyming musical play for children.
SynopsisA day in the life of an ant and their worker companions is told in musical rhyme. Adapted from the childrens' book of the same name.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Zip file containing recordings by Jonny Casto-Ardern of the two songs from 'The Ant Chant' by Michal Y Noah. The recordings come in two forms - simple backing tracks and vocal demos. Additionally, Song 2 has a demo recording of just the chant.
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