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The Adventures of Huck Finn — A Musical

Posted on Mar 14, 2013 in Child/Youth Audiences, Classics, Family Audiences, Musicals

by Mark Twain Adapted by R. Rex Stephenson Music by Jon Cohn and C. Michael Perry Lyrics by R. Rex Stephenson, Jon Cohn and C. Michael Perry (TCY & YT) (For production by Professional Groups, College/University Groups, Community Groups, High Schools, Middle Schools/Junior High Schools, Church Groups, Children’s Theatres/Youth Theatres) This adaptation of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn follows Mark Twain’s novel from Huck running away from The Widow Douglas to join Jim for their adventures down the Mississippi River. They encounter the King and the Duke; get involved in a Shakespearian production of “Romeo and Juliet,” are joined by Tom Sawyer and end up at Aunt Sally’s, where Jim is freed and Huck takes off for “Injun Territory.” The songs are sprightly and evocative and some are just plain beautiful like Jim’s song about Freedom. This show has so...

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Tom Sawyer — A Musical

Posted on Mar 14, 2013 in Child/Youth Audiences, Classics, Musicals

 Book, Music & Lyrics by C. Michael Perry (TYA) (For production by Professional Groups, College/University Groups, Community Groups, High Schools, Middle Schools/Junior High Schools, Church Groups, Children’s Theatres/Youth Theatres) Adapted from the Mark Twain novel, this TOM SAWYER tells the story of Tom & Huck and Tom & Becky as teenagers, not young children, theirs is a story of adolescent awakening — the plot is woven together by the ominous thread of Injun Joe who wants revenge on Tom. The story is intact and most of the familiar scenes are there, but, many of the wonderful scenes skipped over by other dramatists are included to heighten the subplot and conflict of the Injun Joe side of the story. The musical has heart and doesn’t whitewash the characters or the events. Yet, it still remains a musical that the entire...

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