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Nutcracker, The - Full Length Musical

Nutcracker, The

David Perkins, Jenifer Toksvig

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Full Length Musical

12boy(s), 12girl(s)

ISBN: 9780573180231

The Nutcracker is a magical musical play for young people, inspired by E. T. A. Hoffman's The Nutcracker and The Mouse King

$14.95
: Acting Edition
$17.95
: Large Print
$19.95
: Stage Manager
$8.95
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Description

Full Length Musical

Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences, Christmas/Holiday

90 minutes

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Fantasy Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Elementary School / Primary, Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary

It's Christmas: the best time of year for toys and stories. But all over the world, the magic of Make Believe is fading. Only the toys know the truth: the Queen and King of mouses have stolen the Christmas Star and used its magic to turn the Prince of Make Believe into a wooden Nutcracker. Can Clara and her brother Fritz bring the Nutcracker back to life, help him defeat the House of Mouse, and restore him to the throne? First, they must believe...

Characters

CASTING

12boy(s), 12girl(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Features Children

CASTING NOTES

Large, flexible cast

GODFATHER DROSSELMEYER
CLARA, around 12
FRITZ, Clara's younger brother
MARIE, Clara's doll
CAPTAIN FREDERIC, leader of the Russian soldiers
SUGARPLUM FAIRY
THE NUTCRACKER
MOUSE KING
MOUSE QUEEN
GINGERBREAD MEN, MOUSES, TOYS (Optional)
Rental Materials
Piano Conductor Score
Keyboard
Bass Guitar
Drums/Percussion
Backing tracks are also available. 
Author(s)
David Perkins

David Perkins

David works as a composer, pianist, MD and music arranger. His specialization is writing and collaborating on musicals for the youth/schools market and shows aimed at young/family orientated audiences. Published works include Shake Ripple & Roll, Pandemonium! (a Greek Myth-adventure) and Skool & Crossbones with lyricist Jenifer Toksvig. Also adaptations of The Nutcracker, The Selfish Giant, The ... view full profile

Jenifer Toksvig

Jenifer Toksvig writes musical theatre for storytellers of all ages. With composer David Perkins, she has written several shows for young people to perform, including The Curious Quest for the Sandman's Sand, Skool & Crossbones, Shake, Ripple & Roll, Pandemonium (a Greek Myth-adventure) and their latest title, The Nutcracker, all developed with director Julia Black and the youth ... view full profile

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