LBT Musicals by Cast Size

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Full-Length Musicals – 70 minutes and longer

CAST SIZE REFERS TO PRINCIPAL PLAYERS, AND DOES NOT INCLUDE CHORUS/ENSEMBLE, IF THERE IS ONE

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ONE-PERSON CASTS

TWO-PERSON CASTS

  • Charlie’s Monument by Susan McCloud, Marvin Payne & K.Newell Dayley (Based on the novel by Blaine & Brenton Yorgason) • 2M 3W (played by 1 M 1W)

FIVE-PERSON CASTS

  • Charlie’s Monument by Susan McCloud, Marvin Payne & K.Newell Dayley (Based on the novel by Blaine & Brenton Yorgason) • 2M 3W

SIX-PERSON CASTS

  • The Gypsy Tree — a play with songs by J. D. Newman, songs by Jennifer Haycock • 3f 3m
  • MERLIN’S APPRENTICE (Welcome to the Magic!) Susan Kim, Stephen Cole and Matthew Martin Ward (TYA) • 1g, 3f, 1m, 1either, (playing multiple roles)
  • Saturday Night at Grossinger’s The Borscht Belt Musical by Stephen Cole, Claibe Richardson, and Ronny Graham • 4m 2f
  • Take the Mountain Down (A Finger Pickin’ Parable of the Prodigal Son) by Marvin Payne and Steven Kapp Perry • 3m 3f (can also play musical instruments)
  • Wild Ducks Adaptation by Lee G.Williams III & C. Michael Perry • 3M 2W 1breeches part

SEVEN-PERSON CASTS

  • misFitting In  – the anti-bullying musical by Jamie Young & Rick Rea • 3m 3F + 1 Adult  + optional ensemble of students

EIGHT-PERSON CASTS

NINE-PERSON CASTS

TEN-PERSON CASTS

  • The American Medical Assassination (A CHAMELEONS Murder Mystery Musical) • about 45-50 mins (for the acting part — entire show lasts 80-90 minutes) • 7m 3f
  • The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue by Chip Deffaa • 1b 1g 1tb 1tg 3m 3w
  • Sofia! – A New Musical inspired by the Southwest Legend by Joanna H. Kraus and C. Michael Perry • Principal cast of 15: 4f, 11m, + ensemble (can be doubled to 10 players: 3f, 7m, + ensemble, if needed)
  • A Southern Christmas Carol (based on the Dickens Classic) by Rob Lauer (Music Arranged by Jeff Joyner) • 6m and 4f can play the 25 roles
  • Turn The Gas Back On! by Max C. Golightly, Neil K. Newell & C. Michael Perry • 6M 4W + chorus

ELEVEN-PERSON CASTS

  • The Seven Little Foys (A Fable of Vaudeville) by Chip Deffaa • 3m 1w 2tb 2tg 3b
  • Sofia! – A New Musical inspired by the Southwest Legend by Joanna H. Kraus and C. Michael Perry • Principal Cast of 11: 3f, 3m, 5 either + ensemble

TWELVE-PERSON CASTS

  • Charlie’s Monument by Susan McCloud, Marvin Payne & K.Newell Dayley (Based on the novel by Blaine & Brenton Yorgason) • 5M 5W 1girl 1boy + ensemble
  • Coming Home by George G. King and C. Michael Perry 4W 8M + ensemble
  • Entertaining Mark Twain by Charles W. Whitman, C. Michael Perry and Michael Evenden • Large, Flexible cast of all ages and genders up to 30 or so characters, Minimum of 12 (with doubling)

THIRTEEN-PERSON CASTS

  • Christmas Dreams by C. Michael Perry • 7M 6F + variable ensemble of 10 or more

LARGE CAST (over 13 players)

  • The Adventures of Huck Finn (Musical) by R. Rex Stephenson & C. Michael Perry • Cast of 27: 11M 2W 6B 3G 4TB 2TG + townspeople [Can be doubled to 19: 6M 2W 3B 2G 4TB 2TG +townspeople, if desired.
  • And the Rains Came … And Came (Musical) by R. Rex Stephenson & Gary Evans • Cast of 17 + children (6 male roles, 2 female roles + ensemble + children)
  • (COMING SOON) The Angel and the Rebel (A true story from the Civil War) by C. Michael Perry & James G. Lambert (email for details) • 11M 6W 2 TB plus soldiers and townsfolk (doubling of roles possible)
  • The Anointed – The Story of David, Saul, and Solomon, by Thomas F. Rogers and C. Michael Perry • 39M 3W +chorus. (Doubling of roles is encouraged)
  • Apocalypso! A Revelation of a Musical by Thom Duncan and C. Michael Perry 23 characters, can be doubled
  • Cricket On The Hearth (Premiere Musical) by C. Michael Perry • Principal Cast of 13: 4M 4W 1TB 1TG 3either gender/any age + ensemble of at least 16
  • Daniel by R. Rex Stephenson & C. Michael Perry • CAST OF 14: 9M 5F + ensemble and children. Some male roles may be played by females.
  • Don’t Forget To Remember (about a teen, his dream and the unforseen) by Pat Davis, Ralph G. Rodgers and K Newell Dayley • Cast of 24: 6M 3W 9TB 4TG 1B 1G plus chorus (doubling possible)
  • (COMING SOON) East of the Sun, West of the Moon — a family musical, based on the traditional Norwegian fairy tale, by Jeff Combe, J. Omar Hansen, Cameron Combe, Emily Combe • Principal Cast of 19: 10m, 7f, 2 either gender (can be doubled 9 principal players to 3m 6f)+ ensemble
  • (COMING SOON) East of the Sun, West of the Moon — (TYA) — by George and Gayanne King and C. Michael Perry • Principal Cast of 16: 7f, 3m, 1either, 3b, 2g + additional children and villagers, if desired
  • Entertaining Mark Twain by Charles W. Whitman, C. Michael Perry and Michael Evenden • Large, Flexible cast of all ages and genders up to 30 or so characters, Minimum of 12 (with doubling)
  • Esther The Musical by Mark Ogden • Cast of 14: 7M 7W + soldiers, Jewish refugees, courtiers and visitors
  • The Fanny Brice Story by Chip Deffaa • 27 characters, can be doubled 14:  to 9 actresses and 6 actors) plus singing and dancing chorus (+ a dog)
  • Fauntleroy! by Max C. Golightly & C. Michael Perry • Cast of 26: 11M 8W 6B 1G (doubling possible) + chorus
  • Golden Dreams a Romantic New Operetta by James G. Lambert & C. Michael Perry Cast of 23: 17 M 6W + chorus (doubling possible)
  • Great Expectations by Neil K. Newell & C. Michael Perry • Cast of 17: 9M 4W 3B 1G + chorus (some doubling possible)
  • Heidi by C. Michael Perry Cast of 29: 13m 11w 3b 2g can be doubled to cast of 14: 7m 4w 1b 2g (+ensemble if desired)
  • Irving Berlin Story, The by Chip Deffaa • (23M   22W  5TB  2TG  2B  1G + CHORUS) The over 50 roles, big and small, can be doubled by 20 performers.
  • It’s Up To Me A Musical Revue about Kids by Mark Ogden • Cast of 20: 1M 2W 7boys 10girls 1dog(played by either gender)
  • LITTLE MEN The Musical Sequel to LITTLE WOMEN Book, Music and Lyrics by C. Michael Perry • Principal cast of 21: 9tb 2tg 2b 4m 4w (15 males, 6 females)(no ensemble necessary)(doubling of small roles possible)
  • Little Princess by C. Michael Perry Cast of 26: 7M 8W 9Girls 2Boys + extras (doubling possible)
  • Pinocchio by Max C. Golightly & Neil K. Newell • Cast of 23: 15M 8F(doubling possible) + chorus and dancers
  • The Planemaker A Musical Fantasy by Marvin Payne and Guy Randle • Cast of 15: 5M 6F 4either (no ensemble)
  • Robin Hood: Legend of the Sherwood Bandit by Ed Farnsworth and Anthony Buck • Cast of 15: 10M 5F + ensemble
  • Rose (The Story of Rose O’Neill — The Kewpie Lady) by Neil K. Newell & C. Michael Perry • Cast of 14: 9M 5W (some doubling possible) + optional small ensemble
  • The Scarlet Pimpernel — (A Romantic Adventure) by Will Huddleston, Barry Collyer & C. Michael Perry • 25M 8F + ensemble (Can be doubled to a company of 30-35)
  • Sofia! – A New Musical inspired by the Southwest Legend by Joanna H. Kraus and C. Michael Perry • Principal cast of 15: 4f, 11m, + ensemble (can be doubled to 10 players: 3f, 7m, + ensemble, if needed)
  • Song-and-Dance Kids: The Story of The Seven Little Foys by Chip Deffaa (large cast) • Principal cast of 19: 6M 6W 2Teenboys 1 Teengirl 3Boys 1Girl + Supporting roles for 8 men 11 Women totaling 38 speaking parts (doubling possible and recommended) Additional Chorus also possible or the supporting roles can be drawn from the chorus.
  • A Southern Christmas Carol (based on the Dickens Classic) by Rob Lauer (Music Arranged by Jeff Joyner) • 6 males and 4 females can play the 25 roles
  • Star of Israel: The Musical Story of Esther by George and Gayanne King and C. Michael Perry) • Principal Cast of 11: 3f, 3m, 5 either + ensemble
  • Storm Boy A Devastating Tale of Brotherhood, Love, and Loyalty by Steve Eaton Evans and Tim Laycock • 20M 12F + villagers. (Some doubling possible)
  • Toad! — by Beverly Warner, Mimi Bean, & Wes Wright • Cast of 15: 9M 2W 4either M or F + chorus
  • Tom Sawyer by C. Michael Perry • 11M 5W 9Teenboys 7Teengirls (some doubling possible)
  • We Band of Brothers a musical farce by R. Rex Stephenson & Jon Cohn • Cast of 18: 11M 7W + ensemble
  • Whatsoever: The Musical Story of Abraham — Quintessential Man of Faith by Mark Ogden • 13M 5F 1boy 2Teenmales
  • Winterblum by Mark Ogden • Cast of 15: 7M 8F(or 8m 7f) + citizens, animals(non speaking), guards, pirates, frost-fairies, & ice-demons
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy by Chip Deffaa and George M. Cohan • 33 actors(20M 13F) + chorus (doubling possible)

Short Musicals (includes TYA)

(65 minutes and under)

TWO-PERSON CASTS

FOUR-PERSON CASTS

FIVE-PERSON CASTS

SIX-PERSON CASTS

  • (COMING SOON) S.W.A.K. (Sealed With A Kiss) the fractured Frog Prince — Book and Lyrics by June Rachelson-Ospa,  Music by Phil Goodbody • Cast of 6: 2f, 4m
  • The Zenith Escape by David Crespy. Music and Lyrics by Meg Phillips Crespy (short) (TYA) • Either 6 actors: 2m, 2f, 2either., OR 7 actors: 2m, 2f, 3either

SEVEN-PERSON CASTS

  • El Bully a short play with songs by Joe Rosenberg & C. Michael Perry • 40 mins • 2m 2f 3either + ensemble
  • The Zenith Escape by David Crespy. Music and Lyrics by Meg Phillips Crespy (short) (TYA) • Either 6 actors: 2m, 2f, 2either., OR 7 actors: 2m, 2f, 3either

EIGHT-PERSON CASTS

NINE-PERSON CASTS

TWELVE PERSON CASTS

  • Cinnamon Stick by Deen Ferrell • 30 mins • 12 Characters – 4m 6f 2 either
  • Columbus! A Musical Adventure (TYA) by Joe Cosentino & Susan Mondzak • 50 mins • (8M 4F + extras) (Doubling to 3m 1w is possible)
  • Searching for Sparks by Dean Olivet (TYA) • 50 mins • 2M, 2F, 28 flexible, opt. extras (Doubling: 1 M, 1 F, 10 flex) (perfect for schools)

LARGE CASTS (over 12)

  • The Brementown Musicians A play with songs — Retold by Katharine Farmer and Gayanne Ramsdsen King. Music and Lyrics by Eda Ashby • 15-20 mins • Cast of 13: 5f 4m 4either
  • A Christmas Without Christmasmusical TYA  — by James Arrington and Lisa Radulovich • about 1 hour • Cast of 21: 6f, 6m, 9either
  • Jonah! by C. Michael Perry • 40 mins • 4m + chorus of 10
  • The Ransom Note OR Sweet Katy’s Peril by Sheila Rinear • 50-60 mins • Large Cast, Singing Chorus, and a Band (perfect for schools)
  • Rapunzarella White – A Fairly Fractured Tale by June Rachelson-Ospa and Daniel Neiden • 60 mins • 6f 6m 1either (4f, 4m with doubling)
  • Reindeer Games A Christmas Panto for Young and Olde! by Martin R. Collin • 55-60 mins • Minimum Male roles(doubled)=8; Minimum Female roles(doubled)=5; Minimum total with doubling=13; Minimum total without doubling=57 + Chorus. Could be done with a lot of doubling, or even tripling, but is intended as a large-cast piece [25-100] with gender flexibility
  • (COMING SOON) Rockin’ The Planet — the Greatest Story Ever Sung — Conceived by Steve Leber, Written by Peppy Castro, Additional Lyrics by June Rachelson-Ospa, Additional Music by Jesse Castro • 13 principals + other Ensemble members (maybe a company of 12-20) (many roles can be played by any gender)
  • Searching for Sparks by Dean Olivet (TYA) • 50 mins • 2M, 2F, 28 flexible, opt. extras (Doubling: 1 M, 1 F, 10 flex) (perfect for schools)
  • The Skeleton In The School by Linda Britt and Colin Britt (TYA) • 25 mins • 5b 9g or 6b 8g (+ extras if desired)
  • True Colors of Weedle by June Rachelson-Ospa and Allison Franzetti • about 1 hour • Principal cast of 17: 4m, 2f, 11either m or f (some roles can be doubled & any role can be played by any gender)
  • The Ugly Duckling a short musical by George and Gayanne Ramsden King, C. Michael Perry & Mylee Bell • about 35 mins • 24 characters: 4m 5f 15 either (can be doubled to 9 players)
  • The Upstanders by Dean Olivet (TYA) • 35 mins • 4 M, 9 F, 17 flexible, opt. extras (Doubling: 2 M, 1 F, 12 flex) perfect for schools
  • Where Is Jill? Children’s Musical by Shirlee Shields & C. Michael Perry (short) (TYA) • about 45 mins • 9M 8F (some doubling possible) + extras
  • Who’s Running The School by Linda Britt and Colin Britt (TYA)(short) • 25 mins • Minimum of 8 girls and 6 boys (+) perfect for schools