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Musical with 2 Singers

  • 1.  Musical with 2 Singers

    Posted 17 days ago
    Edited by Analiese Hamm 17 days ago
    I realize it is a long shot, but if anyone would know, it's you guys! I am in search for a short high school appropriate musical, or one that would allow cutting down to one hour, featuring…here goes…only two true singers. One male, one female (who are preferably not romantic). I have a few others who may can pull off some "character" singing, but that's about it….. And go!

    Analiese Hamm
    ECHS Drama Director
    Echols County High School

  • 2.  RE: Musical with 2 Singers

    Posted 16 days ago

    There is a lovely little musical called THE GIFT OF THE MAGI by Peter Ekstrom.  I saw it at Actor's Theatre of Louisville and later my husband directed it. (He says it is one of his all time favorites).

    Even though the 2 Actors are married, there is no need for them to kiss or be super physical with each other, it is not that type of show.  The music is charming and it is a great story.

    All the best,


    Thomas P. Gunning, M.F.A., AEA
    Teresa Wallace-Gunning, M.F.A.
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  • 3.  RE: Musical with 2 Singers

    Posted 16 days ago
    Good morning.
    Have you thought about Trouble in Tahiti by Bernstein?  
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  • 4.  RE: Musical with 2 Singers

    Posted 13 days ago
    Take a look at "The Bridge to Terabithia."

  • 5.  RE: Musical with 2 Singers

    Posted 11 days ago
    Thank you for all of your help! I am really surprised by the list we have going. I will definitely investigate all the titles suggested so far!

    Analiese Hamm
    ECHS Drama Director
    Echols County High School

  • 6.  RE: Musical with 2 Singers

    Posted 15 days ago
    I don't know if it can be cut down and I'm not sure what your definition of appropriate is for high school but have you looked at THE LAST 5 YEARS by Jason Robert Brown.

    Mark Danni
    Director of Theater
    Community School of Naples