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School Musicals 2016
27 Jan

HAVE YOU BOOKED YOUR SCHOOL MUSICAL FOR 2016?
Check out one of our Super School Musicals. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Conceived, Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda 
Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes
Full Length Musical, Comedy, Contemporary
6M, 6F
IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind.
WINNER of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations.
Royalty Fee : 16% of your gross box office takings or a minimum of A$280.00 per performance. 

ABRIDGED EDITION FOR SCHOOLS AND YOUTH GROUPS
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Short Musical (75 minutes), Rock Musical
8M, 6F, 4M or F
The CATS Abridged Edition has been developed with junior groups and schools in mind and is available to groups with a performing age of 14 and under. The Abridged Edition backing track is approximately 75 minutes in length and has been developed with younger Jellicles in mind. The CDs provide the flexibility to edit the show to a suitable length for the performance age group and aid the learning and rehearsal process.
WINNER of 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Score.
Backing Tracks Available.
Royalty Fee : Flat fee of A$180.00 per performance for school and small scale youth group productions with a seating capacity of up to 300 seats.

William F. Brown and Charlie Smalls
Full Length Musical, Comedy
6M, 5F, various small parts, singers and dancers.
Everyone knows the story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, but in this musical version it's a fantasy for today — mysterious, opulent and fanciful — a dream conjured up by a space-age child with Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz set to music in a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel and soul. Adapted into a film version featuring Michael Jackson and Diana Ross.
Winner! 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical! 
"Radiates so much energy you can hardly sit in your seat...great fun." -- The New York Post
Royalty Fee : 16% of your gross box office takings or a minimum of A$280.00 per performance (whatever is greater).

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman
Full Length Musical, Romance, Melodrama, 1960s
12M, 11F, Ensemble
The Young Performers' Edition is a one-hour adaptation specially tailored for primary school and middle school aged children. The materials have been prepared to help your school or organization mount the best possible production and to give your children an exciting and rewarding experience. 
Anything Goes is a classic Boy-Meets-Girl story full of intrigue and comedy. The story is wrapped around one of Cole Porter's magical scores, featuring terrific numbers like It's De-Lovely, Friendship, I Get A Kick Out Of You, Anything Goes, You're The Top and Blow Gabriel Blow.
Royalty Fee : Flat fee of A$180.00 per performance for school and small scale youth group productions with a seating capacity of up to 300 seats.  

Book by Marshall Brickman Book by Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams
Full Length Musical, Musical, Present Day
6M, 4F
THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it's every father's nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family - a man her parents have never met. And if that weren't upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for 
Wednesday's 'normal' boyfriend and his parents.
Royalty Fee : 16% of your gross box office takings or a minimum of A$280.00 per performance (whichever is the greater).

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey
Full Length Musical, Comedy, Drama, 1950s
9M, 8F, optional chorus
Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950’s in this rollicking musical. One of our most popular school musicals.
Royalty Fee : 16% of your gross box office takings or a minimum of A$280.00 per performance (whichever is the greater) with less than 1,000 seats.  

FOR SCHOOLS AND YOUTH GROUP PRODUCTIONS
Lyrics by Tim Rice Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Short Musical (60 minutes), Rock Musical, Biblical
Developed with children of a junior age in mind, the running time of the CD is approximately 60 minutes, but would also be suitable for primary schools and youth groups. This fantastic new resource, recorded with live musicians, has been created to add some Technicolor to your production!
The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colours comes to vibrant life in this delightful parable. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock 'n' roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless.
Backing Tracks Available - Double CD for rehearsal and performance
Royalty Fee : Flat fee of A$60.00 per performance for school and small scale youth group productions, with a seating capacity of up to 300 seats. 

By L. Frank Baum Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen Music and Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Short Musical (60 minutes), Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Contemporary
4M, 3F
The Young Performers' Edition of The Wizard of Oz is a one-hour adaptation speficially tailored for elementary school and middle school aged children. The Materials have been prepared to help your school or organization mount the best possible production and to give your children an exciting and rewarding experience. 
Like so many girls her age, little Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy's imagination.
Royalty Fee : Flat fee of A$180.00 per performance for school and small scale youth group productions with a seating capacity of up to 300 seats.  

Music and Lyrics by Ira Gershwin and George Gershwin Book by Ken Ludwig
Short Musical (60 minutes), Comedy, 1930s
4M, 5F
CRAZY FOR YOU is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930’s playboy whose dream in life is to dance. And despite the serious efforts of his mother and soon-to-be ex-fiancée, Bobby achieves his dream! It’s a high energy comedy which includes mistaken identity, plot twists, fabulous dance numbers and classic Gershwin music. 
The Young Performers’ Edition is a one-hour adaptation specially tailored for elementary school and middle school aged children. The materials have been prepared to help your school or organization mount the best possible production and to give your children an exciting and rewarding experience.
Royalty Fee : Flat fee of A$180.00 per performance for school and small scale youth group productions with a seating capacity of up to 300 seats.  

Book by Garry Marshall, Music and Lyrics by Paul Williams
Musical (90 minutes), Comedy, 1950s
10M, 7F. Cast can be expanded for large groups.
This abridged, 90-minute version, is perfect for school groups. Goodbye gray skies, hello blue! Happy days are here again with Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph and the unforgettable 'king of cool' Arthur 'The Fonz' Fonzarelli. Based on the hit Paramount Pictures television series, Happy Days, A New Musical reintroduces one of America's best loved families, the Cunninghams -- yes, Howard, Marion and Joanie are here too -- to a whole new generation of kids and parents.
"A power house, rock and roll trip down memory lane, HAPPY DAYS IS NOT TO BE MISSED!" - New York Daily News
Royalty Fee : 14% of your gross box office takings or a minimum of A$220.00 per performance (whichever is the greater).

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt & Mark Friedman
Full Length Musical, Comedy, Fantasy
4M, 4F
Visit an enchanted fairy tale land with dragons, a handsome prince, an evil would-be Queen, a really great hair stylist, and that famous princess with the long, long, long hair! Hold on to your hair and prepare for a brand new magical musical re-telling of the classic fairy tale.
Royalty Fee : Seating capacity under 300 - A$140.00 per performance.

Written by Jason Loewith Written by Lincoln Peirce Written by Christopher Youstra
Short Musical (75 minutes), Comedy, Present Day
4M, 3F. Ensemble cast, Doubling Possible, Expandable casting, Flexible casting
Nate Wright, a detention-riddled sixth grader (and drummer for the greatest garage band in the history of the galaxy, Enslave the Mollusk!) hopes to capture the beautiful Jenny's heart by winning "The Nicholodeon", the first prize in the school's Battle of the Bands.
Music Accompaniment CD Available.
Royalty Fee : 14% of your gross box office takings or a minimum of A$220.00 per performance (whichever is the greater).

Full Length Musical, Comedy, Drama, Contemporary
Casting: 2M, 2F, 7M or F
“Evie & The Birdman” is a highly entertaining, pop musical with a very memorable and varied score. A story about a musician from a small country town who moves to the city to sign a record contract with a big business conglomerate. They have sinister plans for the country boy which back-fire when he becomes an overnight sensation. A fast moving high-energy show, aimed at high school students, young adults and all those who can remember being young.
Royalty Fee : 14% of your gross box office takings or a minimum of A$200.00 per performance (whichever is the greater).




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