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Beloved musicals especially for young performers
18 Nov

MUSICAL YOUTH EDITIONS - One hour adaptations of beloved musicals designed especially for young performers.

42nd Street: Youth Edition
    Music by Harry Warren Lyrics by Al Dubin Book by Michael Stewart Book by Mark Bramble Based on the Novel by Bradford Ropes
    Short Musical, Drama, Comedy, 1930s
    7M, 8F, 1M or F
A one-hour adaptation of the ultimate show-biz musical! 42nd Street celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre.

Crazy For You: Youth Edition
    Music and Lyrics by Ira Gershwin Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin Book by Ken Ludwig
    Short Musical, Backing Tracks, Comedy, 1930s
    4M, 5F
A one-hour adaptation of the ebullient romantic comedy featuring cowboys, showgirls, high-energy production numbers, and a glorious score from George and Ira Gershwin.

Anything Goes: Youth Edition
    Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter New Book by Timothy Crouse New Book by John Weidman
    Short Musical, Melodrama, Backing Tracks, Romance, 1960s
    12M, 11F
A one-hour adaptation of the hilarious shipboard comedy, specially tailored for elementary and middle school-aged actors.

  The Wizard of Oz: Youth Edition
    By L. Frank Baum Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen Music and Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
    Short Musical, Backing Tracks, Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Contemporary
    4M, 3F
A one-hour adaptation of the RSC version of Baum's classic tale, specially designed for young performers.

Footloose: Youth Edition
    Stage Adaptation by Dean Pitchford Stage Adaptation by Walter Bobbie Music by Tom Snow Additional Music by Eric Carmen Sammy Hagar Kenny Loggins Jim Steinman
    Short Musical, Backing Tracks, Comedy, Contemporary
    8M, 7F
Footloose celebrates the exhilaration of youth, the wisdom of listening to one another, and the power of forgiveness. A one-hour version of the explosive musical specially designed for young performers!

The Sound of Music: Youth Edition
    Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Booy by Howard Lindsay Book by Russel Crouse Adapted by Tom Briggs Adapted by Timothy Allen McDonald
    Short Musical, Backing Tracks, Drama, 1930s, 1940s / WWII
    6M, 12F
    ISBN: G2KTSOM
One of the most beloved musicals of all time! In Austria, 1938, an exuberant young governess brings music and joy back to a broken family, only to face danger and intrigue as the Nazis gain power. Adapted for pre-high school students.

Oklahoma!: Youth Edition
    Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Music by Richard Rodgers Original Dances by Agnes de Mille
    Short Musical, Backing Tracks, Drama, 1900-1910
    5M, 4F
    ISBN: 45
The groundbreaking musical that set the stage for all that followed! Rodgers and Hammerstein's exuberant classic is a lively, tuneful musical full of cowboys, farmers, romance and fearless optimism.

Cinderella: Youth Edition
    Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Music by Richard Rodgers
    Short Musical, Backing Tracks, Comedy
    4M, 6F
    ISBN: 41
A one-hour adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's timeless tale, specially designed for young performers. With great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, this enthralling fairy tale still warms the hearts of children and adults alike.

Once Upon a Mattress: Youth Edition
    Music by Mary Rodgers Book by Jay Thompson Book by Dean Fuller Adapted by Tom Briggs
    Short Musical, Backing Tracks, Comedy, Medieval (6th-14th c.)
    6M, 4F
    ISBN: 43
A one-hour adaptation of the beloved musical designed for young performers.
Winnifred the Woebegone is just a simple swamp princess looking to win the heart of Prince Dauntless. But can she pass the impossible test Queen Aggravain has in store for her?

State Fair: Youth Edition
    Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by and Based on the Screenplay by Oscar Hammerstein II Book by Tom Briggs Book by Louis Mattioli Based on the Novel by Phil Stong
    Short Musical, Backing Tracks, Comedy, 1940s / WWII
    9M, 8F
    ISBN: G2KSF
In the summer of 1946, the Frake family leaves their farm for an adventure at the Iowa State Fair. Mom and Pop have their hearts set on blue ribbons, while their children Margy and Wayne find romance and heartbreak on the midway.

The King and I: Youth Edition
    Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Music by Richard Rodgers
    Short Musical, Backing Tracks, Drama, 19th Century
    8M, 5F
    ISBN: 42
A one-hour adaptation of The King and I designed for young actors. When Anna, an English widow, travels to Siam to teach the King's children, she and the King develop an unlikely friendship.


TEEN EDITIONS - Adapted from the full-length versions for performance by teen actors with family audiences.

Rock of Ages: Teen Edition
    Chris D'Arienzo
    Full Length Musical, Backing Tracks, Comedy, 1980s
    9M, 11F, 10M or F
    ISBN: SFNY-9566
Rock of Ages: Teen Edition has been adapted by the author and iTheatrics to create a version ready for high schools. The unforgettable rock anthems have been adjusted for teen voices and some subject matter has been adjusted for appropriateness. Introduce your kids (and re-introduce the parents) to the face-melting guitar anthems of the 1980's in this hit Broadway musical!

Chicago: Teen Edition
    Book By Bob Fosse Book and Lyrics by Fred Ebb Music by John Kander
    Full Length Musical, Backing Tracks, Comedy, 1920s
    9M, 10F
Adapted in collaboration with iTheatrics, Kander & Ebb's legendary and award-winning musical about fame, fortune and acquittal is now widely available to be performed by High Schools across the world.
Adapted to be content-appropriate and flexible, Chicago: HTeen Edition has been adapted to remove overtly sexual reference, adult language and can be performed by larger and smaller casts. Delivered as a Show Pack, Chicago: Teen Edition suits all experience levels, features handy tips and tricks for directing and a guide for students.

Heathers The Musical: Teen Edition
    Book, Music and Lyrics by Kevin Murphy Book, Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe
    Full Length Musical, Backing Tracks, Dark Comedy, 1980s
    12M, 10F
Heathers The Musical: Teen Edition is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers.

A Chorus Line: Teen Edition
    Book by James Kirkwood Book by Nicholas Dante Music by Marvin Hamlisch Lyrics by Edward Kleban
    Full Length Musical, Backing Tracks, Drama, 1970s
    11M, 12F
    ISBN: TW-9868
A full-length version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, adapted for performance by teen actors with family audiences.

Footloose (90-Minute Version)
Music by Tom Snow Lyrics and Stage Adaptation by Dean Pitchford Stage Adaptation by Walter Bobbie
Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy, Contemporary
Cast: 8M, 7F
A new 90-minute version of the explosive stage musical! With dynamic new songs augmenting the powerhouse hits from its bestselling Oscar-nominated film score, Footloose celebrates the exhilaration of youth, the wisdom of listening to one another, and the power of forgiveness.



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