Judge Jackie: Disorder in the Court

by  Michael Kooman, Christopher Dimond

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  3m, 2f

An over-the-top courtroom comedy that parodies daytime reality courtroom television.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Parody / Spoof
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Judge Jackie Justice rules over her reality television courtroom with an iron fist, presiding over a three-ring circus of America's most chaotic civil cases. But, when a drop in ratings brings her face to face with the liability of her own love life, the judge must learn to navigate the ludicrous laws of love in this over-the-top courtroom comedy.
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Reviews

REVIEWS

“Musical comedy justice is served in a new CLO Cabaret show featuring catchy tunes, clever lyrics, juicy characters and important roles for audience members throughout the proceedings.” - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Read More 

“This jury of one finds in favor of the creators and cast of “Judge Jackie Justice” for inciting lighthearted laughter..." Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Read More 

“…Destined to set precedent for small-theatre, small-cast entertainment…. I sentence Judge Jackie Justice to four more months of production and a lifetime of licensing.” - BroadwayWorld.com, Read More 

“With songs like “Poob!,” “Ain’t No Drill,” and “My Daddy Hate Me; Mean Mean Daddy! (Baby)” the audience just can’t stop laughing.” - The Pittsburgh Stage, Read More

Videos

  • Natalie Charlie Ellis - "Judge Jackie Justice"
  • Kooman and Dimond on JUDGE JACKIE JUSTICE
  • Jake Epstein and Jackie Hoffman - "If Only You Knew"
  • Steffanie Leigh - "My Daddy Hate Me"
  • Pittsburgh CLO JUDGE JACKIE JUSTICE Trailer
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

License details

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Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting: The TV courtroom of Judge Jackie Justice.
  • Features / Contains: Elaborate / High Volume Costumes

Music

  • Musical Style: Classic Broadway, Pop/Rock

Casting

3m, 2f

JUDGE JACKIE
HENRY
SHANE
MAN 1
WOMAN 1

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Cast Attributes

  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

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Full Package

6 Piano/Conductor scores
1 Drum

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Authors

Michael Kooman

Composer Michael Kooman is best known for his work with Christopher Dimond, with whom he received the 2013 Fred Ebb Award and a 2010 Jonathan Larson Grant. The duo were also the first recipients of the Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart Award and the Samuel French Next Step Award. Additionally, Michael has won the Burton Lane A ...

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Christopher Dimond

Playwright and lyricist Christopher Dimond is best known for his work with composer Michael Kooman, with whom he received the 2013 Fred Ebb Award and a 2010 Jonathan Larson Grant. The duo were also the first recipients of the Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart Award and the Samuel French Next Step Award. Additionally, Chris has ...

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Judge Jackie Justice premiered at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera in January 2014 under the direction of Van Kaplan.

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