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What a Spot! - Full Length Musical, Comedy

What a Spot!

Dave Reiser, Jack Sharkey

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Full Length Musical, Comedy

2m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573618147

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jack Sharkey and Dave Reiser
Take Robinson Crusoe, his friend Friday, an amorous gorilla named Lolita, and two lovely kootch dancers named Ginny and Denise who pretend to be shipwrecked society ladies. Join the castaways on "Stupid Island." Good, clean fun with a double dose of zaniness and mixups and wild special effects. Topn…

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Description

Full Length Musical

Comedy

Farce, Romantic Comedy

90 minutes

Time Period - 1900-1910

Settings Of Play - A small uncharted tropical island

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Play w/ Music

Exterior Set

Fantasy Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Outdoor

Take Robinson Crusoe, his friend Friday, an amorous gorilla named Lolita, and two lovely kootch dancers named Ginny and Denise who pretend to be shipwrecked society ladies. Join the castaways on "Stupid Island." Good, clean fun with a double dose of zaniness and mixups and wild special effects. Topnotch music and lyrics. All accompaniment provided entirely by piano and one economical, simple set. Excellent for dinner theatres - community and school groups too.

What a Spot! was first presented at the Country Club Comedy Theatre in Mount Prospect, Illinois, on December 10, 1975. It was directed by Tom Ventriss.
Characters

CASTING

2m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting

CHORUS SIZE

No Chorus

FRIDAY - a discontented castaway
ROBINSON CRUSOE - his nearest neighbor
LOLITA - a resident gorilla
GINNY - an unexpected guest
DENISE -  her companion

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SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Piano Only

MUSICAL STYLE

Classic Broadway

VOCAL DEMANDS

Easy

Piano/Vocal Score
Author(s)
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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