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Pushover - Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy

Pushover

Ken Easton, Jack Sharkey

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Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy

2m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573624254

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jack Sharkey and Ken Easton
This unusual musical tells the story of Samson with reverence for biblical facts, yet with an eye to the wryly incongruous behavior of its hero-- and his impact upon the young Israelites who look up to him, despite his casual approach to his vows. Musical styling will surprise and delight you, rangi…

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Description

Full Length Musical

Dramatic Comedy

Docudrama/Historic, Faith-based

60 minutes (1 hour)

Settings Of Play - The Ancient Middle Eastern environs

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Church / Religious Groups

This unusual musical tells the story of Samson with reverence for biblical facts, yet with an eye to the wryly incongruous behavior of its hero-- and his impact upon the young Israelites who look up to him, despite his casual approach to his vows. Musical styling will surprise and delight you, ranging as it does from waltz to beguine to ragtime, perfectly suited to the widely varying moods of the plot. The much reprised and hilarious "Sincerity Rag" will start your audiences' feet tapping.
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CASTING

2m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting, Expandable casting

CASTING NOTES

Plus Chorus

CHORUS SIZE

Small

Principal Players
SAMSON, Judge of Israel
MOM, his mother
DAD, his father
BRIDE, his intended wife
DALILAH, his betrayer

Supporting Players
PHILISTINES  - Soldiers and Wedding Guests
BOYS - the young Israelites who admire Samson
CHORUS

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SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Piano Only

MUSICAL STYLE

Classic Broadway

VOCAL DEMANDS

Moderate

6 Piano/Vocal Scores
Author(s)

Other Ken Easton titles:

Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey (1931-1992) was born on May 6, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. He began writing when he was 10 years old. He graduated from college with a BA in the Creative Writing Field of the English major. After that, he taught school for two years from 1953 to 1955. In mid-1955, Mr. Sharkey enlisted in the Army. He served at Sandia Base, New Mexico as a Special Services worker. He wrote, produced, ... view full profile

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