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All Kinds of People

A musical revue exploring the issues of racism and cultural bias through the lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II.

  • Full Length Musical
  • Drama, Cabaret
  • 50 minutes

  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences
  • Set Requirements: Unit Set/Multiple Settings
  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only

  • Performance Group:
  • Elementary School / Primary, Community Theatre, High School/Secondary, Professional Theatre, College Theatre / Student, Church / Religious Groups
Throughout a career that spanned four decades, Oscar Hammerstein II used the theatre to promote human understanding. He continually tackled themes of racism and cultural bias, changing the very course of musical theatre in the process. All Kinds of People is a musical revue developed especially for schools (running time: 50 minutes) that addresses the dangers of prejudice, the importance of tolerance and the empowerment of self-esteem.

These issues are considered through such songs as "Ol' Man River" from Hammerstein's 1927 masterpiece Show Boat, "You've Got To Be Carefully Taught" from his Pulitzer Prize winning South Pacific, and many others from such beloved musicals as The King and I, Flower Drum Song, The Sound of Music and Carousel. Oscar Hammerstein believed wholeheartedly in celebrating our differences instead of fearing them, as simply and eloquently expressed in his musical Pipe Dream - "It takes all kinds of people to make up a world."

  • Casting: 2M, 2F
  • Casting Attributes: Roles for Multicultural Casting, Roles for Children, Expandable casting
  • Chorus Size: No Chorus

The cast can easily be expanded to include as many as desired, and the revue can be performed either by students, adults or both.

Name Price
Perusal Material Shipped immediately. This is optional. Order Now

1 x Libretto-Vocal Book

Rehearsal Material Shipped a minimum of 1 month before the last performance. This must be hired as a condition of the License to produce this show.

5 x Libretto-Vocal Books

$450.00 +$135.00/pm