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A Connecticut Yankee

On the eve of his wedding, our hero receives an unexpected visit from his former fiancée. When his current wife-to-be knocks him out cold, he awakes finds himself transported back to the days of Camelot.

  • Full Length Musical
  • Comedy

  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII, Medieval (6th-14th c.)
  • Target Audience: Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18), Children (Age 6 - 10), Appropriate for all audiences
  • Set Requirements: Unit Set/Multiple Settings

  • Performance Group:
  • Elementary School / Primary, Community Theatre, High School/Secondary, Professional Theatre, College Theatre / Student
On the eve of his wedding, our hero receives an unexpected visit from his former fiancée. When his current wife-to-be finds them together, she knocks the fellow out cold with - what else? - a champagne bottle.

He awakes to find himself transported back to the days of Camelot where he charms King Arthur's court and is soon put in charge of industrializing the country. He falls in love only the have his armour kidnapped by the King's hilariously evil sister. He awakes from his prophetic dream realizing that he almost married the wrong girl.

This delectable musical comedy with its willfully silly dedication to pure hi-jinks, was meticulously restored in 2001 for its presentation by the acclaimed Encores! series in New York City and is now available with Don Walker's thrilling orchestrations.

REVIEWS:

"Listen to the glorious melodies and lyrics."

Richard Connema TalkinBroadway.com

"A knock- your- socks- off evening... thoroughly wonderful, a delightfully well- wrought musical. A whole lot of fun, right from the start!"

Pat Craig Contra Costa Times
Premiere Production: in 1927, Rodgers and Hart's musical A Connecticut Yankee had its New York premier at the Alvin Theatre. The show ran for 418 performances.
  • Casting: 5M, 4F
  • Casting Attributes: Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Chorus Size: Large

  • LT. KENNETH KAY, U.S.N. / SIR KAY
    JUDGE THURSTON MERRILL / MERLIN
    ADMIRAL ARTHUR K. ARTHUR, U.S.N. / KING ARTHUR
    ENSIGN GERLAD LAKE, U.S.N. / SIR GALAHAD
    LT. MARTIN BARRETT, U.S.N.
    CAPT. LAWRENCE LAKE, U.S.N. / SIR LANCELOT
    LT. FAY MERRILL, W.A.V.E. / QUEEN MORGAN LE FAY
    CORP. ALICE COURTLEIGH, W.A.C. / ALISANDE LE COURTELLOISE (SANDY)
    EVELYN
    QUEEN GUINIVERE
    LADY ANGELA
    NAVAL OFFICERS / KNIGHTS AND SLAVES
    DANCING GIRLS / LADIES-IN-WAITING
  • Name Price
    Perusal Material Shipped immediately. This is optional.

    1 x Libretto/Vocal Books
    1 x Piano Conductor Score

    $24.00
    Rehearsal Material Shipped a minimum of 3 months before the last performance. This must be hired as a condition of the License to produce this show.

    20 x Libretto/Vocal Books
    2 x Piano Conductor Score

    $550.00 +$135.00/pm
    Orchestral Material Shipped a minimum of 1 month before the last performance. This is optional.

    1 x Piano Conductor Score
    1 x Piano
    1 x Reed I (Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet)
    1 x Reed II (Oboe, English Horn)
    1 x Reed III (Flute, Clarinet, Baritone Sax)
    1 x Reed IV (Clarinet, English Horn, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Sax)
    1 x Reed V (Clarinet, Tenor Sax, Flute, Bassoon)
    1 x Horn
    2 x Trumpet I & II
    1 Trumpet III
    1 x Trombone
    1 x Drums
    1 x Violin A (Divisi)
    1 x Violin B (Divisi)
    1 x Violin C (Divisi)
    1 x Violin D (Divisi)
    1 x Viola (Divisi)
    1 x Cello
    1 x Bass

    $350.00 +$135.00/pm
    Lib/Vocal Book 10 Pack Shipped with (or after) Rehearsal Material. This is optional.

    10 x Libretto/Vocal Books

    $50.00 +$50.00/pm