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New Musicals from Samuel French
14 Mar

Choosing a new musical for your next production? Check out some new shows from Samuel French.

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Book and Lyrics by Christopher Dimond. Music by Michael Kooman.
Full Length Musical, Comedy, Contemporary
CASTING: 3M, 2F

An over-the-top courtroom comedy that parodies daytime reality courtroom television.
"Musical comedy justice is served in a new CLO Cabaret show featuring catchy tunes, clever lyrics, juicy characters and important roles for audience members throughout the proceedings." - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Hands on a Hardbody
Book by Doug Wright. Lyrics by Amanda Green. Music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green.
Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy, 1990s, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century 
CASTING: 9M, 6F 

Inspired by true events, and infused with a "fresh roots-rock vibe," this is the hilarious, hard-fought contest where only one winner can drive away with the American dream. 
10 contestants. 4 days. 1 truck. 
Nominee! 3 2013 Tony Awards including Best Original Score 
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Composed by Joshua Schmidt. Libretto by Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt.
Based on the play ‘The Adding Machine’ by Elmer Rice
Full Length Musical, Drama, 1920s
CASTING: 5M, 4F

Darkly comic and heartbreakingly beautiful, Adding Machine, a musical adaptation of Elmer Rice's incendiary 1923 play, tells the story of Mr. Zero, who after 25 years of service to his company is replaced by a mechanical adding machine. In a vengeful rage, he murders his boss. 
“THE BEST NEW MUSICAL OF 2008!” -Time Out New York


Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston. Book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan.
Full Length Musical, Comedy, 1920s, 1910s / WWI
CASTING: 7M, 7F

In Death Takes a Holiday, it's just after World War I and the loneliest of souls arrives at an Italian villa disguised as a handsome young Prince, and for the first time experiences the joys and heartbreaks of life. Based on the 1934 film, Death Takes a Holiday is a celebration of the limited time we spend on Earth.
Top 10 Plays and Musicals of 2011. -Time Magazine


Conceived by Kim Rosenstock. Written by Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick, Will Connolly.
Full Length Musical, Dark Comedy, 1960s
CASTING: 5M, 2F

A star-crossed prophecy. A lot of music. Just not a lot of light. In this darkly comic rock-fable, a melancholy sandwich maker's humdrum life is intersected by two entrancing sisters. A sweeping ode to young love set against the backdrop of the northeast blackout of 1965, Fly By Night is a tale about making your way and discovering hope in a world beset by darkness.
Nominee! 2015 4 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical


Book and Lyrics by Adam Mathias. Music by Brad Alexander.
Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century, Contemporary
CASTING: 4M, 3F

See Rock City & Other Destinations is a contemporary musical about connections missed and made at tourist destinations across America. With a score that incorporates pop, rock, folk and more, each story builds on the last to create a vivid travelogue of Americans learning to overcome their fears and expectations in order to connect.
Winner! 2011 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book 


Book and Lyrics by Christopher Durang. Music by Peter Melnick.
Full Length Musical, Comedy, 1950s
CASTING: 4M, 3F

Set in 1952 in Macao, China, Adrift in Macao is a loving parody of film noir movies. Everyone that comes to Macao is waiting for something, and though none of them know exactly what that is, they hang around to find out. 
Nominee! Drama Desk Award for Best Music


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