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Girls' Night by Louise Roche
2009 Off-Broadway production extended after sell-out of initial 8-week run.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Five women with playing ages between 17 and 40.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!] (including 14 songs)
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes suggestions for all the songs (12 songs plus two reprises) to be sung by the characters as part of there karaoke night out. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleSet largely in and around a karaoke night club, with occasional rapid flashbacks (implying figurative sets rather than realistic locations). Simple props, give or take the moped.
SynopsisSharon's daughter, Candi-Rose is getting married, and Sharon has joined her friends on a celebration night out. And the fact that Sharon has been dead for twenty years isn't going to spoil her enjoyment one little bit! Her friends laugh, cry, fight and sing in this joyous evocation of a group out to enjoy life, despite its trials and complications.
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ExclusionsDue to professional performances, this script is not available for performance in the following places at the following times:-
The USA & Canada, from the first day of October, 2007 to the last day of December, 2020
South Africa, from the first day of October, 2007 to the last day of December, 2020
Australia & New Zealand, from the first day of October, 2007 to the last day of December, 2020
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A Christmas Carol by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 43. Chorus. Flexible cast - several scenes require lots of extras, many with speaking parts.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for seven original songs are provided with the producer's copy of the script. (The script also suggests the use of the carol 'God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen')
StyleAdaptation of Dickens classic tale of redemption as a musical play.
SynopsisOn Christmas eve, miser Ebenezer Scrooge receives a visit from the ghostly apparition of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. Marley's ghost is followed by three more spectral visitors, who show visions of Scrooge's past present and future in an effort to show the old skinflint the error of his 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
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Hook and Peter Pan - How it all began by Giles Scott, Helen Dooley and Bob Walsh
Cape Times Awards for Amateur Theatre, "Best Musical" 2003
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 35. Chorus. This is not a panto, but it would be possible for Peter Pan and some or all of the lost boys to be played by girls.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for Overture and 15 songs by Helen Dooley and Bob Walsh are supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleFull-length musical which could be played by a youth company, by adults or by a mixture.
The production notes include extensive explanations of how to fly!
SynopsisEveryone knows the story of Peter Pan. But how did the Boy Who Never Grew Up learn to fly? How did Hook lose his hand? How did the croc swallow the clock? This enchanting musical provides the answers!
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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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A Date With Dracula by David Pemberton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. Chorus size at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 57 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSong suggestions for 6 songs are provided with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act musical comedy, with a simple set.
SynopsisFlorence is so desperate for a date that she turns to Dateze, the internet dating site, and finds she's set up with Count... sorry, Colin. Eager to meet a young woman, Colin, is also on the web. Luckily Florence's sister Tuna, takes Colin in hand, and even sorts out Florence's next date - Frankie.
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Checkout Girls by Louise Roche
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes suggestions for all the songs (12 songs plus reprises) to be sung in the course of the show. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull length feel-good comedy play interspersed with popular songs. Single composite set (multiple locations on one stage).
SynopsisCheckout staff gossip, bicker, joke, laugh, cry, hug and fight their way to supermarket singles night!
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Frankenstein - The Monster Musical by George Douglas Lee
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 19. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 100 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with piano/vocal scores for 13 original songs.
StyleGothic horror musical comedy!
SynopsisIf Mary Shelley had written a version of Frankenstein for children, this is how she might have approached it - as a heartwarming family musical, filled with mad scientists, misbegotten creatures and an angry mob!
On a rainy night when the power is out, a father tells his son the story of Frankenstein, and we are transported to Victor Frankenstein's Laboratory with Mary Shelly singing of the creation of the creature. We meet the creature, his bride and a croud of villagers, led by the rabble rouser Frau Gribble, whipped into a frenzy and go in search of 'the Monster'. Eventually, they come to realise that he was just misunderstood!
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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An Heir for the King by Wesley A. Knoch
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Optional chorus size
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicFull score set available with the Producer's copy.
StyleA one act musical, portraying rich and poor, generosity and meanness.
SynopsisA caring old king who is feeling his age decides that for the good of his kingdom he needs to find an heir before it is too late. The question is: Whom will he choose? After deciding to adopt an heir, he embarks on a quest to a distant town in his kingdom - to meet their orphans. He comes across assorted characters who treat him quite differently.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
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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Brave Saint George by Kate Goddard
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. The script allows for - indeed, encourages - four different actors to play Saint George. Whilst many of the characters have a specific gender casting across gender would be entirely appropriate to the form!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script suggests suitable music to accompany the performance. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleModern version of a traditional English mummers' play. Since such things were often performed outdoors, informally, there is no requirement for a set.
SynopsisSt George, a noble knight is keen to marry Princess Saffron and to show how brave he is. The King and Queen set him a test - to fight the toughest enemies from faraway lands. He defeats each enemy in turn - though each is brought back to life by a different doctor (a special character with a strange cure.) St George is, unfortunately, a bit of a big-head, and by the time he defeats the last enemy, the Dragon, Princess Saffron has begun to have other ideas about a suitable partner...
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I'll See You In My Dreams by Michal Y Noah, songs by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. Very flexible casting, with songs (and associated actions) performed by members of a chorus. (In the original book, Hoppy was a rabbit - hence the name. That is assumed to be the case, though it need not be!)
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano & Vocal scores for 4 songs by Stuart Ardern are supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleShort musical play for young children with flexible casting and minimal staging requirements. (Derived from Michal Y Noah's book of the same name, conceptualized by Loren Noah.)
SynopsisHoppy doesn't want to go to bed because she's afraid that she'll have nightmares. Her mother makes Hoppy's dreams something to look forward to.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Esther by Richard Cowling
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script comes with piano and vocal scores for 16 songs, one instrumental and 15 scene-change pieces. (A conductors score and band parts are available as an optional extra.)
StyleFull-length Musical based on the biblical story of Esther. Designed as a school musical, could equally well be done by an adult or mixed company.
SynopsisKing Xerxes of Persia maries Esther, a Jewish orphan who has been brought up by her uncle, Mordecai. Haman, the chief minister of Xerxes court insists that everyone bow down to him. When Mordecai refuses to do so, Haman flies into a rage and plans to kill Mordecai, and all the Jewish people in the kingdom. Mordecai calls upon Esther for help, but this means she must confront the mighty Xerxes...
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
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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