The Garbage Cantata

The Garbage Cantata

The Garbage Cantata

by: Barry Keating, Jon Lonoff

by: Barry Keating, Jon Lonoff

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The Garbage Cantata

The Garbage Cantata

by: Barry Keating, Jon Lonoff

by: Barry Keating, Jon Lonoff

Overview

The three R's used to be Reading, 'Riting, and 'Rithmetic, but today everyone must learn Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. That is what audiences discover in this hilarious musical comedy that brings a garbage dump to hip hopping, finger popping life. Designed for high school and community players, the cast can be expanded and sets, puppets, and props can be created out of recyclables.

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Details

  • Genre: Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Barry Keating

Barry Keating wrote the music and lyrics and co-wrote the book for the Broadway musical Starmites. The show was nominated for six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and is published in several versions by Samuel French. His gospel/rap/rock Jungle Book (written with David Schechter) opened to unanimous raves at The N ...

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Jon Lonoff

Jon Lonoff's writing credits range from an adaptation of Aesop’s Fables for marionettes to a training film for Sunoco gas station attendants. His theatrical and film writing has included The Garbage Cantata (with Barry Keating), a musical about recycling, commissioned and produced by Riverbarge Productions, published b ...

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