by  Paul Loesel, Scott Burkell

Full Length Musical, Dark Comedy  /  6m, 6f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)

Chaos arises when letters begin to fall from a town monument and government officials ban them one by one. The community depends on the strength of a determined teenage girl to fight for their freedom of speech. 

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    6m, 6f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Adapted from Mark Dunn’s 2001 award-winning debut novel “Ella Minnow Pea,” this unique musical is part romance, part clever word game and part adult fable that reminds us of how precious our liberties are and how important it is to have the courage to stand up for what we believe.
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  • Musical Style: Classic Broadway
  • Vocal Demands: Moderate
  • Orchestra Size: Medium
  • Chorus Size: No Chorus


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Paul Loesel

Paul Loesel

Scott Burkell

Scott Burkell

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