Operetta! (A Stampede Through Nostalgia)
by Dave Reiser, Jack Sharkey
Full Length Musical, Comedy / 5m, 4f
This tuneful show is part nostalgic tribute, and part hilarious send up, of that quaint musical form of yesteryear, the operetta. Every convention of the genre is used, just slightly askew. We heartily recommend this show to all those who love operettas and to all those who hate them.…
- Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.
- Time Period: Not Applicable
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: Butania and environs
- Additional Features: Not Applicable
- Features / Contains: Fantasy Costumes
- Musical Style: Classic Broadway
- Vocal Demands: Moderate
- Orchestra Size: Piano Only
- Chorus Size: Medium
PRINCESS BEATRIX OF BUTANIA, a high-born beauty
GWEN, handmaiden to Beatrix, and beloved of...
GODFREY, a member of the outlaw band run by...
SIR CUTHBERT OF CRAVEN, alias "The Chocolate Shadow"
DUKE RORICK OF INSOMNIA, a blackguard and a rogue
COUNTESS CARLITA OF CASTORIA, shameless and mad for Rorick
MOTZA, a gypsy woman with strange powers and information
KING BOSRIC OF BUTANIA, Beatrix's father (perhaps)
CRUIKSHANK, Captain of the Palace Guards
COURTIERS, PALACE GUARDS, GYPSIES, OUTLAWS, EVIL HENCHMEN
- Non-Traditional casting
Music Material Rental Packages
10 Piano/Vocal Scores