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Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope - Full Length Musical

Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope

Micki Grant, Vinnette Carroll

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Full Length Musical

6m, 6f

ISBN: 9780573680809

Music and Lyrics by Micki Grant
Conceived by Vinnette Caroll
"Zesty and fun...lively score and lyrics...Deserves a wide audience." - The New York Times

"The kind of show at which you want to blow kisses." - Sunday Times

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Description

Full Length Musical

Time Period - Present Day

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

A Tony nominee as Best Musical of the season, this dynamic mixture of rock, calypso and ballads utilizes a dozen singer-dancers in twenty numbers. In revue-style format, Don't Bother Me...explicates the African-American experience with vibrant song and dance.

"Zesty and fun...lively score and lyrics...Deserves a wide audience." - The New York Times

"The kind of show at which you want to blow kisses." - Sunday Times

"Sends you home wanting to snap your fingers and click your heels." - The New York Daily News

"Magical combination of passion and humor...perfect." - The New Yorker

Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope was first presented at the Playhouse Theatre in New York City on April 19, 1972. Directed by Vinnette Carol.
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CASTING

6m, 6f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Multicultural casting

CASTING NOTES

Plus four musicians. Can be cone with a minimum cast of 9.

SALOME - singer
CHARLAINE - singer
SHEILA - singer
CLINTON - singer
NAT - singer
TIM - singer
AGNES - dancer
JULIA - dancer
PAT - dancer
EDMUND - dancer
STEVE - dancer
ROBERT - dancer

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SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Small/Combo

Piano/Conductor Score
15 Vocal Chorus Books

Alto Saxophone
Drums
Guitar
Bass
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