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Musical Ideas

  • 1.  Musical Ideas

    Posted 07-09-2019 15:11
    I know this is posted constantly, but I thought maybe I could get some new ideas. 
    I have been the musical director at my school for 2 years now and ran successful runs of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" and "The Addams Family: School Edition". Any suggestions on where to go from here? 
    I have a small amount of guys and a bunch of girls. I have 3-4 awesome male leads and 3-5 awesome female leads. 4 of them are seniors. 
    Please nothing dance heavy, we struggle there! 
    Also my budget has been cut by $1000. I'm trying to get it back! Low budget would be great! 
    Sara Giambalvo
    Vocal Music Director
    Speech and Debate Coach, Theatre Manager
    Herculaneum High School, Senn-Thomas Middle School

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  • 2.  RE: Musical Ideas

    Posted 07-11-2019 08:08
    Into the Woods
    secret Garden

    Heather Davidson
    Drama Faculty
    Davidson Fine Arts School

  • 3.  RE: Musical Ideas

    Posted 07-11-2019 15:01
    Little Shop of Horrors needs 3 strong dudes (one for the plant voice), and 4 strong women (Audrey and the 3 doo-wop girls).  If you can find the plants nearby for inexpensive, then it's really not that expensive of a show after rights.  We managed to rent the plants we used for $200.  It's a major seller, too, in my experience, which may help with your budget woes.

    Laura Steenson
    Theatre Director
    Reynolds High School
    Troutdale OR

  • 4.  RE: Musical Ideas

    Posted 07-15-2019 13:30
    Little Shop of Horrors will be our Spring musical and the kids are already excited.

    Scott Bier
    Whittier, CA

    "Your fear of looking stupid is holding you back."