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Shake, Ripple & Roll: A Rock and Roll Musical

This exuberant, fun packed musical written for a large cast of young people features a glitzy rock 'n' roll score and plenty of action.

  • Short Musical
  • Backing Tracks, Comedy
  • 60 minutes

  • Time Period: 1950s
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences
  • Set Requirements: Unit Set/Multiple Settings

  • Performance Group:
  • Elementary School / Primary, Community Theatre, Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, Youth/Camp Programs
Unless Joey Nobody and private detective Dirk Manley find Angelo's will in time, bogus heir Deanne la Domme, the glamorous film star, will sell Angelo's New York ice-cream parlour to Crazy Flavors. So get out the bobby socks and join Chuck and the gang as they rock in this sizzling hour long musical for schools and youth groups.

Premiere Production: First performed at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, UK on 24th June 1999.
  • Casting: 5M, 5F
  • Casting Attributes: Features Children, Flexible casting, Roles for Children
  • Casting Notes: Large Cast
  • Chorus Size: Large

  • DIRK MANLEY* (m)
    JOEY NOBODY* (m)
    MR. COHEN* (m)
    CHERRY (f)
    PEACHES (f)
    PUMPKIN (f)
    HONEY (f)
    CHUCK (m)
    MAX* (m)
    DEANNA'S BOYS* (m)


    *Could be played by older children or adults.
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    Perusal Material This is optional. Order Now

    1 x Script / Piano Vocal Score

    Libretto This is optional. Order Now

    Available for sale only. Copies can be purchased through our office. A cast quantity of scripts must be used for your production. It is illegal to photocopy scripts.

    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.

    5 x Vocal Scores

    $75.00 +$20.00/pm
    Orchestral Material Shipped a minimum of 1 month before the last performance. This is optional.

    1 x Piano
    1 x Drums
    1 x Bass (Electric and/or Acoustic)
    1 x Reeds (Alto Sax and Clarinet Bb)

    $75.00 +$20.00/pm
    Backing Track Shipped a minimum of 1 month before the last performance. This is optional.

    May be hired on CD for use in performance.

    $75.00 +$20.00/pm