Shine!: The Horatio Alger Musical

Shine!: The Horatio Alger Musical

by: Roger Anderson, Lee Goldsmith, Richard Seff

by: Roger Anderson, Lee Goldsmith, Richard Seff

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Shine!: The Horatio Alger Musical

Shine!: The Horatio Alger Musical

by: Roger Anderson, Lee Goldsmith, Richard Seff

by: Roger Anderson, Lee Goldsmith, Richard Seff

Overview

Lower Manhattan, 1876. Join Dick as he rises from penniless bootblack to budding entrepreneur with a little bit of luck, a little bit of charm, and a whole lot of hard work. Based on Horatio Alger’s beloved tale, Dick’s adventures bring him face to face with scheming ex-convicts, vicious comic villains, kind benefactors, and a host of colorful characters in this rags-to-riches romp for the whole family.

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Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature), Fables/Folktales, Period
  • Time Period: 18th Century, 19th Century
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Features Children, Roles for Teens, Local Celebrity Cameo, Multicultural casting, Roles for Children, Room for Extras, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle), Parts for Senior Actors
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Roger Anderson

Born and raised in Louisiana, Roger was encouraged as a pianist, songwriter and singer from an early age. His mother was a pioneering and flamboyant minister and piano player, his two brothers were R&B recording artists and country & gospel music was an integral part of his childhood. But drawn more to Hindemith and Ba ...

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Lee Goldsmith

Lee Goldsmith

Richard Seff

Richard Seff has been fortunate to be allowed to spend his entire working life in a field he discovered professionally when he was 19, but to which he'd been exposed as a boy of 6 when he said his first words onstage and later at 11, when he saw his first play on Broadway. Those early 11 years were spe ...

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