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Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant - Full Length Musical, Comedy

Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant

Phil Olson, Paul Olson

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Full Length Musical, Comedy

3m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573700231

Book & Lyrics by Phil Olson
Music by Paul Olson
"Critic's Pick! Go one, go all to Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant! The show is guaranteed to please, and has big hit written all over it!" - BroadwayWorld.com
Clara is 8½ months pregnant with their first child, and today she's looking forward to her baby shower, getting lots of presents, and taking a break from her raging hormones. Suddenly, a freak snow storm, a "tsnownami," hits Bunyan Bay. All roads are closed. No one can get in or leave. Gunner's worst nightmare comes true when Clara goes into labor and he realizes he's going to have to deliver the baby in the bar.
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Description

Full Length Musical

Comedy

Romantic Comedy

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - A little bar in northern Minnesota. On the walls are stuffed animals, stuffed fish and beer signs. Photos of the original set can be seen on www.DontHugMe.com. Costuming is simple. North woods flannel shirts, jeans, sturdy shoes or boots.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage

The story takes place in Bunyan Bay, Minnesota, in a little bar called "The Bunyan," owned by Clara and Gunner Johnson. Clara is 8½ months pregnant with their first child, and today she's looking forward to her baby shower, getting lots of presents, and taking a break from her raging hormones. Suddenly, a freak snow storm, a "tsnownami," hits Bunyan Bay and they find themselves snowed in. All roads are closed. No one can get in or leave. Gunner's worst nightmare comes true when Clara goes into labor and he realizes he's going to have to deliver the baby in the bar.

Featuring 17 original songs including, "Babies and Beer," "If I Only Had a Boy," "Bun in the Oven," "Baby Fever," "The 'Just Got Hosed Over by a Dork' Blues," and "If Men Had Babies, We'd All Be Extinct."

Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant is the fourth in the smash hit Don't Hug Me series of musical comedies. The others include Don't Hug Me, A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol, and A Don't Hug Me County Fair, also available from Samuel French! The Don't Hug Me musicals are all stand alone musicals. You do not have to see them in any particular order to fully enjoy them.

Featuring 17 original songs including, "Babies and Beer," "If I Only Had a Boy," "Bun in the Oven," "Baby Fever," "The ‘Just Got Hosed Over by a Dork' Blues," and "If Men Had Babies, We'd All Be Extinct."

Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant is the fourth in the smash hit Don't Hug Me series of musical comedies. The others include Don't Hug Me, A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol, and A Don't Hug Me County Fair, also available from Samuel French! The Don't Hug Me musicals are all stand alone musicals. You do not have to see them in any particular order to fully enjoy them.

Only 5 characters, a simple set, and it doesn't require a band, Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant is very inexpensive to produce.


REVIEWS:

"Critic's Pick! Go one, go all to Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant! The show is guaranteed to please, and has big hit written all over it!" - BroadwayWorld.com

"GO!... Think Rowan and Martin's Laugh In on steroids!" - LA Weekly

"RECOMMENDED!... With hilarious lines and 17 uproarious songs...The Olson Brothers, Phil and Paul have done it again, given us a play that keeps us laughing throughout!" - ReviewPlays.com

"You will find yourself literally laughing out loud at the antics of Gunner, Clara, Kanute, Bernice, and Aarvid, and having them bring a bundle of joy into the world is a good thing!" - Topanga Messenger

"ENJOY!... Wonderful characters, new terrific original songs, great choreography and belly filled laughs! ...Hysterically funny!...For those of you that love silly, funny and entertaining evenings out, this is for you!" - NoHoArtsdistrict.com

"If you're up for a break from the woes of the world, and ready to laugh until your cheeks hurt, this is the one to catch!... Guttbustingly funny, the nonstop audience laughter was thunderous!... If you're already a Don't Hug Me fan, I know you'll catch this one too. If you've never seen any of the others, it's high time you did!" - Tolucan Times

"The biggest compliment you can pay a musical comedy is that it is funny...Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant is that and so much more...The writing is crisp, intelligent and doesn't miss a beat...proves vastly entertaining and provides a depth uncommon in theatrical comedies and musicals...hilarious yet tender...it touches the funny and musical bones!" - North Hollywood-Toluca Lake Patch


RELATED ARTICLES ON BREAKING CHARACTER:

Don’t Hug Us, We’re Brothers
by Phil Olsen and Paul Olsen
April 30, 2012


Characters

CASTING

3m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast

CHORUS SIZE

No Chorus

CLARA JOHNSON - Gunner’s wife, strong willed co-owner of a bar called The Bunyan, has been married to Gunner for a long time; Clara is 8½ months pregnant with their first child, very hormonal, but sympathetic
GUNNER JOHNSON - Clara’s husband, strong willed co-owner of The Bunyan, a north woods Archie Bunker
BERNICE LUNDSTROM - pretty, young, wholesome, innocent, ex-waitress at The Bunyan; dreams of going to Broadway
KANUTE GUNDERSON - oblivious, dense, harmless, full-of-himself business owner
AARVID GISSELSEN - slick, fast-talking karaoke salesman, a north woods “Music Man”
Rental Materials

SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Piano Only

MUSICAL STYLE

Classic Broadway, Pop/Rock, Jazz, Country/Western, Folk

VOCAL DEMANDS

Easy

6 Piano/Vocal Scores
Rehearsal CD
Performance CD
Song Samples

Don't Hug Me

If I Only Had a Boy

Knee Deep

If Men Had Babies, We'd All be Extinct

Bun in the Oven

Babies and Beer (Reprise)

Videos
  • Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant

Author(s)
Phil Olson

Phil Olson

Phil Olson grew up in Edina, Minnesota, home of the first indoor mall. His father’s grandparents came over from Norway and homesteaded a farm north of Fargo, North Dakota. His mother’s grandparents also came over from Norway and ended up in Virginia, Minnesota; the iron range. Mr. Olson played varsity football, basketball, and track at Edina East High School, winning the Minnesota State High ... view full profile

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