Leader Of The Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical
Full Length Musical, Comedy / 4m, 10f
This hit Broadway musical retrospective celebrates the life and times of Ellie Greenwich, whose doo-wop sounds skyrocketed to the top of the 60s charts.
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- NOMINEE! 1985 TONY AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL
"Leader of the Pack was the first modern Broadway musical of its kind to tell the story of a real person through their songs [the singular Ellie Greenwich] — a precursor to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical before the [jukebox musical] genre was popular or well-worn." - Playbill.com
"A happy, high spirited, foot stomping romp. I never realized the songs of the sixties could sound so good." - WNBC Radio
"The show dances with that up tempo 'wall of sound' that was part of all our lives." - Hollywood Reporter
"Superior, consistently ingratiating entertainment." - Variety
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- Time Period: 1960s
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: Here and now - in the days of beehives and 45s.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes
- Musical Style: Pop/Rock
- Vocal Demands: Easy
- Orchestra Size: Large
- Chorus Size: Large
ANNIE GOLDEN - Famed back up singer and vocalist
YOUNG ELLIE GREENWICH - 1960s, famed doo wop singer and songwriter.
ROSIE - Ellie's mother
SHELLEY - Girl group singer
MICKEY - Girl group singer
JEFF BARRY - Ellie's Writing Partner & Husband
GUS SHARKEY - Music Publisher/Boy group singer
D.J. VOICE - Boy Group Singer
WAITRESS - A waitress (can also play Mickey)
LOUNGE SINGER - Night Club and girl group singer
DANCE COUPLE - Ensemble
ELLIE GREENWICH - Ellie grown up
- Expandable casting
- Flexible casting
- Room for Extras
- Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
Room for a large ensemble and extras.
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15 Keyboard I/Conductor Scores
Reed I (Flute, Alto Flute, Clarinet, Alto & Tenor Sax)
Reed II (Flute, Alto Flute, Clarinet, Soprano & Tenor Sax)
Reed III (Flute, Clarinet, Baritone Sax)
Trumpet I (Doubles Flugelhorn)
Trumpet II (Doubles Flugelhorn)
Keyboard II (Synth)
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