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Tuck Everlasting - Full Length Musical, Comedy

Tuck Everlasting

Claudia Shear, Chris Miller, Nathan Tysen, Tim Federle

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Full Length Musical, Comedy

6m, 3f, 1girl(s)

ISBN: 9780573705441

Based on the novel by Natalie Babbitt

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CRITIC'S PICK! "Tuckstartles with its emotional resonance and theatrical force! [...] A warm-spirited and piercingly touching musical!" - The New York Times 

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Description

Full Length Musical

Comedy

Adaptations (Literature)

More than 120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Victorian (British and American)

Settings Of Play - In and around the village of Treegap, NH. 1893

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Outdoor, Large Stage, Tours

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

From Broadway

WINNER! 2015 Suzi Bass Award for Outstanding Musical Production

What would you do if you had all eternity? 

Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get more than she could have imagined. When Winnie learns of the magic behind the Tuck’s unending youth, she must fight to protect their secret from those who would do anything for a chance at eternal life. As her adventure unfolds, Winnie faces an extraordinary choice: return to her life, or continue with the Tucks on their infinite journey.

Based on best-selling children’s classic by Natalie Babbitt and adapted for the stage by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle, Tuck Everlasting features a soaring score from Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen.



REVIEWS 

CRITIC'S PICK! "Tuck startles with its emotional resonance and theatrical force! [...] A warm-spirited and piercingly touching musical!" - The New York Times, Read More 

"Poignancy mixes well with humor, the songs are fresh and sweet [...] The music by Chris Miller is magical, grounded in folk, foot-pounding earthy beats and soaring melodies [...] Nathan Tysen's lyrics are even better - delving into complex themes with elegance [...] Long may it live." - Associated Press, Read More 

"Magical and a lasting treasure of your cast album collection." - Mark Robinson's cast album review, Read More


Check out these photos from the Broadway production of Tuck Everlasting in April 2016.


Tuck Everlasting premiered at Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA in January 2015 before transferring to Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre in March 2016 under the direction of Casey Nicholaw.

Characters

CASTING

6m, 3f, 1girl(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Features Children, Room for Extras

CASTING NOTES

Plus Ensemble (13)

CHORUS SIZE

Medium

WINNIE FOSTER - 11 years old
MOTHER - Winnie's mother
NANA - Winnie's grandmother
JESSE TUCK - the youngest of the Tuck family
MILES TUCK - Jesse's older brother
MAE TUCK - Jesse's mother
ANGUS TUCK - Jesse's father
MAN IN THE YELLOW SUIT - a nefarious leader of a traveling carnival, in search of the fountain of youth
CONSTABLE JOE - head of the police force in Treegap
HUGO - Constable Joe's sidekick and son
ENSEMBLE (13)
Rental Materials

SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Medium

MUSICAL STYLE

Pop/Rock, Folk, Contemporary Broadway

VOCAL DEMANDS

Moderate

1 Piano Conductor
23 Vocal Chorus Books

1 Reed I (flute, clarinet, piccolo, sop. sax, bass clarinet)
1 Reed II (clarinet, sop. recorder, oboe, alto sax, eng. horn)
1 Trumpet
1 Violin/Viola
1 Cello
1 Keyboard 2
1 Guitar
1 Bass 
1 Drums
1 Percussion

Song Samples

Prologue

Live Like This

Good Girl Winnie Foster

Good Girl Winnie Foster (Reprise)

Top of the World

Hugo's First Case Pt. 1

Hugo's First Case Pt. 2

The Story of the Tucks

My Most Beautiful Day

Join the Parade

Partner in Crime

Seventeen

Everything's Golden

Seventeen (Reprise)

Time

Time Quartet

You Can't Trust a Man

The Wheel

The Story of the Man in the Yellow Suit

Everlasting

The Story of Winnie Foster

The Wheel (Finale)

Videos
  • Highlights from Tuck Everlasting on Broadway

  • Tuck Everlasting Broadway commercial

  • What is Tuck Everlasting about?

  • Tysen and Miller perform The Wheel with Sarah Charles Lewis

  • Tysen and Miller perform Top of the World

  • Chris Miller performs Most Beautiful Day

  • Miller and Tysen perform Everlasting

Author(s)

Other Claudia Shear titles:

Chris Miller

Chris Miller

With Nathan Tysen, the musical The Burnt Part Boys, (Mariana Elder, Book), which had an extended, sold out run at Barrington Stage Company in Summer 2006. The Burnt Part Boys was presented in a lab production at the Vineyard Theatre (May 2009), a production at New York Stage & Film (Summer ’09), & completed a co-production with the Vineyard Theatre at Playwrights Horizons in May 2010; the ... view full profile

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Nathan Tysen

Nathan Tysen

Nathan Tysen is a Brooklyn-based songwriter and performer. Musical theatre work with composer Chris Miller includes lyrics for The Burnt Part Boys (2009 Lucille Lortel Nomination for Best New Musical), and Fugitive Songs (2008 Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Revue), both of which have cast albums available on Yellow Sound Label. Current projects include lyrics for ... view full profile

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Reviews
James Wright 5/4/2017 1:49 PM
Jessica Chipman 4/9/2017 5:30 PM
This one sneaks up on you.  I fell in love with the cast recording of Tuck and read it to see if it would be a good title to produce with my students.  I could not be more pleased with this telling of Natalie Babbitt's novel.  Like the novel, this telling is whimsical and funny, but the themes of the story are so intricately woven into the musical through the book and songs that, by the end, the ballet doesn't require words.  I was very moved.  So glad Samuel French has this title!

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