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Wonderland: the Musical

  • 1.  Wonderland: the Musical

    Posted 21 days ago
    Hi there,

    Does anyone know if 'Wonderland: the Musical" is available for licensing anywhere?  I'm on the hunt for my musical for next year and recently became aware of this one.

    TIA!

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    Lynda Gibson
    Director
    Troupe 2829
    Flushing High School
    Junior Troupe 88305
    Flushing Middle School
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  • 2.  RE: Wonderland: the Musical

    Posted 20 days ago
    Hi Lynda,

    Wonderland has no official representation by a licensing company, however according to composer Frank Wildhorn's website, if you're interested in one of his shows and it's not licesed by a company, you just need to contact him. You can do so here: http://www.frankwildhorn.com/Contact.php

    Let me know how it works out, I've always been interested in the show as well.

    Best,
    Derek Pickens


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    Derek Pickens
    Director of Drama
    Charleston SC
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  • 3.  RE: Wonderland: the Musical

    Posted 20 days ago
    This is a gem that Frank Wildhorn doesn't want to release for some reason. I have been hoping he will change his mind, but he's still not releasing it. Some speculate it was it's poor reception on Broadway, but even online petitions haven't changed his mind. 

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  • 4.  RE: Wonderland: the Musical

    Posted 20 days ago
    I read somewhere, ages ago, that there is speculation that the reason they hadn't released it was because there was thought of revising and then producing the revised version.  However, that was several years ago, so I doubt that's happening.  I'm bummed, too, it'd be a great musical for schools.

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    Laura Steenson
    Theatre Director
    Reynolds High School
    Troutdale OR
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  • 5.  RE: Wonderland: the Musical

    Posted 20 days ago
    There were a couple of online petitions circulating to try and convince him to produce it, but I can't even find a response to them. His website lists the history of the show but no updates as to the release of the rights.