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Small/Medium Cast Musical with Female Lead

  • 1.  Small/Medium Cast Musical with Female Lead

    Posted 05-20-2021 08:02
    Hi all,
    I'm on the hunt for a small-ish cast musical (10-15, though we certainly can double to cover more roles) with a female or gender flexible protagonist and very few guys. I'm currently looking at Firebringer (all ages edition, which still needs some tweaks for appropriateness), The 57th Math-lete SUM-It, and Junie B. Jones (no, I clearly don't have a type this year, LOL). Please don't suggest things like Quilters or Nunsense. I'm looking for hidden gems here. Thanks!!

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    Cassy Maxton-Whitacre
    Theatre Department Coordinator
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  • 2.  RE: Small/Medium Cast Musical with Female Lead

    Posted 05-20-2021 14:24
    I don't know if this counts as hidden, but my cast and I loved doing Little Women. You will need a star who can belt for Jo. We squeezed in an ensemble, mostly in the two story scenes, but it could be done with as little as 10.

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    Ken Buswell
    Drama Teacher
    Peachtree City, GA
    http://mcintoshtheater.org/

    Theater kills ignorance
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  • 3.  RE: Small/Medium Cast Musical with Female Lead

    Posted 05-21-2021 07:36
    Dear Edwina is perfect. Female lead, lots of featured moments, and only one of the male characters even really needs to sing. It's absolutely charming, and has a unit set. Costuming is easy, too.

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    Dianne Rowe
    Theatre Arts Teacher
    Junior Thespian Troupe 88177
    Berry Middle School
    bit.ly/BerryDrama
    Birmingham, AL
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