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    One thing I would advise: a full, proper fly loft is a nonnegotiable. I taught at 2 different schools that both were supposed to have fly lofts as part of the original plans only to have them dropped as construction began and concerns about cost mounted. So it was dropped. The local major state university read more

  • Hello Olivia, I have a 50-minute musical for young audiences with 7 songs. It is an award-winning piece that has been successfully produced scores of times. "The Frog Prince" is available royalty-free on Teachers Pay Teachers. There is an introductory offer of $1.00 for the complete package: script/score/sides/vocals/MP3/Teacher's read more

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    There are great suggestions here, many of which have felxible casts and you can read them for free: https://school-theatre.com/f/10-fantastic-full-length-plays-for-high-schools ------------------------------ Brendan Conheady ------------------------------

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    I strongly recommend that you get to know the Architect's and Engineer's for your project, you want to be informed/included on every step of the process, let them know where your program is now and where it will be in the next 20 years. Let them know what you want, bring in others using the space as read more

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    I agree! And thank you for reminding me. This is exactly what happened to my friend at a nearby school. I am sure the plan will come down me. But I am grateful that I am serving as the media specialist and not a full-time classroom teacher. This has helped tremendously with my "housekeeping" time for read more

  • If you don't mind considering shows for younger audiences, Beat By Beat Press has some quality short musicals for children. We've used them a few times for camps and Musical Theatre classes. Invite pre-K or Kindergarten kids to come see it. I highly recommend THE JOURNEY OF THE NOBLE GNARBLE and PRESS read more

  • You could see if you would be allowed to cut Sing Down the Moon or Perseus Bayou (I think they're both from Dramatic Publishing). They're reasonably priced and I think could be fun for your group. ------------------------------ Cassy Maxton-Whitacre Theatre, Film, and Communications Instructor Shenandoah read more

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