Shows : Youth : Musicals for High School Performers

"A great foot tapping feel good show that drew a standing ovation." Manawatu standard. An award winning musical that is part love story, part eco awareness, part spiritual enlightenment wrapped around some of the great New Zealand rock songs of our time. There is a fraction too much...
 
Beautiful new musical adaptation written especially for youth theatres staged dozens of times around the world. Sheherazade has been telling stories to her husband the King for 1000 nights. They range from magic carpet rides to genies to Ali Baba and the 40 thieves to Sinbad the Sailor. But her is...
 
Aussie Rules ~ The Musical isn’t about putting football players in tutus and having a bit of a giggle. It is a new, fun-filled comedy with clever songs, dances and hilarious situations. It also has a serious side, examining the effects of the urbanisation of Australia with country towns...
 
    From the era that brought the world The Rubik's Cube, Max Headroom and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comes this "totally awesome" musical in the style of movies such as Back To The Future, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Karate Kid and The Wedding Singer. Join the...
 
Imagine a surf rock musical that starts like this..... “ The summer sun is cookin. The guys and chics good lookin. And school is over for another year. The surf is really poundin. And bodgies walk around in. The latest crazy way out kooky gear... So pass around the pretzels and the beer....
 
  Boy’s Own McBeth toured Australia and the US from 1979 until 1982. It was the longest running Australian written musical ever..staged with more than 600 performances and was only eclipsed in the 1990’s by The Boy From Oz. What the critics said.... “A combination of Welcome...
 
  The perfect youth musical with fries and a coke. Set in Bondi Beach at the largest restaurant of the world wide conglomerate Hackets.    "Working for the chain you've got to keep those counters clean."    Everyone loved Waldo  he was a worker like...
 
It's 1971 and the "Class of 65" are gathering at a seaside resort for a reunion weekend. Frankie 'the fingers' Fuller and his intellectually challenged sidekick John 'Duggs'...
 
Cruisin’ is an exciting new musical with songs in the style and spirit of the pioneers of rock n roll. It is filled with comedy, pathos and catchy musical numbers that will leave your audience enthralled right ‘till the end. Cruisin is the late 1950’s, and VINNIE RUSSO is a 17...
 
The story of Faust is brought to life in an explosion of hit songs, high energy dance routines and glitter-ball spinning action. Get, ready to hit that floor and burn, baby, burn... in ‘Disco Inferno’  It’s the summer of 1976. Outside, the weather is as hot as the fashion and...
 
" all the sentiment, galvanizing character and sweeping flow of Les Miserables. Eureka is an accomplished and entertaining musical." Bryce Hallett Sydney Morning Herald.  The Eureka Rebellion remains Australia's only organized insurrection. On November 29 1854 0 12,000 people were...
 
Hilarious and dramatic events unfold as the fairy tale characters try living in someone else's fairy tale. But does being someone else make you happy? The whacky witch and the grumbling giant are ever present. Then when the threat of censorship or even a total ban on some fairy tales because...
 
“ … old age needn’t be nearly so dreary and sad as it’s supposed to be, provided you greet it with humour and live it with courage.” Noel Coward What a challenge. You have to have kids walk, talk, sing even dance like old folk. It’s a fun but respectful...
 
"Here in the country we all know. How the seasons come and go. When to Harvest when to shear, and when it's time for tucker, time for beer" Enjoy hours of music and laughter Based on the classic comic by Murray Ball. The story involves the claims of town versus country as Cheeky tries to...
 
  The most popular  Cenarth Fox musical ever. Inside a human—what a set—a group of germs in amazing costumes spread disease. The human fights back with medicine. It’s a fight to the death. But there’s an enemy in the ranks of the germs. It’s a bloodless coup...
 
Hyperspace puts the Farce into the Force as you are taken on an all-singing, all- dancing, ( totally unauthorised ) parody-tribute of one of most successful film franchises of all time. Join Duke Kneejerker, his loyal robot RU DED2, and his sister Princess Highway, as they search for the last...
 
"I can cook my husband's dinner. I can iron my husband's shirt. I can live alone in danger And in drought and dust and dirt. I can grow the food we live on. I can milk a cow or goat. If I'm good enough for that. I know I'm good enough to vote!" Louisa Lawson was a woman of magnetic...
 
A fun musical for a large  mixed  cast  of  young people.  Inspired by the story of  Puss in Boots written during the sixteenth century by French author, Charles Perrault. The  show embraces an eclectic collection of great pop  and rock...
 
This rock, pop and funky adaptation of the collected stories of Rudyard Kipling has been performed thousands of times across Europe. Described by Stage Whispers magazine as "full of great tunes, superb characterisation and laughs." For cast of seven or bolster with a large chorus. With...
 
Students at an Australian holiday camp discover that the local Mayor plans to close the camp and redevelop the site. With local residents they use social media combined with the old fashioned bush telegraph to contact past generations of campers to help them thwart the Mayor’s plans and save...
 
The riotous tale of mistaken identities and unexpected romance explodes in this brand new musical comedy based on the Tony award nominated play. It’s 1934 and Opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive Otello for the ten-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. When Tito...
 
A gorgeous musical adventure based on a children's classic. In a wondrous world of riddles and hidden treasure, bumbling Jack Hare is on a race against time to deliver a message of love from the Moon to the Sun. Far, far away in a world just like ours, a mother cheers her son Joe with the tale of...
 
It’s time to party, because it’s 1999! Jess Lo is hosting the best millennium party ever. Every cool celebrity is invited and it is set to be linked via satellite around the world.  But organising the party and sorting out her love life causes Jess Lo's grades to drop in her final...
 
Ned
NED explores the extraordinary highs and devastating lows of Ned Kelly’s journey from local hero to felon to legend. Audiences will see themselves in the struggle of a poor family trying to make it through in a system that was stacked against them.  Adam Lyon (King Kong) has written a...
 
"Gonna Rob a Bank, Gonna Be A Rich Man One Day, Gonna Rob A Bank. Living it the Easy Way"  The life and times of Australia's most infamous Bushranger and his Gang set to a rollicking score, a mixture of rock, broadway and vaudeville.This has both GREAT humour and GREAT tragedy....
 
" Sheer Magic in every sense of the word" Peter Pan is the legendary tale of the boy who never grows old. This adaptation is recognised in England as the best available of J.M.Barrie's masterpiece. First produced professionally in 1993 is has been revived dozens of times A play with...
 
It's boyband vs girlband in this hilarious brand new musical from the team that brought you the global hit Back to the 80's. Packed with pop smash hits from the hyper-coloured 1990's by artists such as THE SPICE GIRLS, BACKSTREET BOYS, N*SYNC, BRITNEY SPEARS, CHRISTINA ...
 
This musical adaptation of the world's favourite romantic comedy has been staged with great success around the world. It has gorgeous music and 11 fantastic roles for woman (most with solos). From the dim Mrs Bennet, her five daughters, the formidable Lady Catherine and the bitchy Caroline Bingley...
 
  Before there was Schoolies, there was Pyjamas in Paradise!   In the late 1950s and early 1960s, pyjama parties attracted thousands of young people from all around Australia to the small resort town of Surfers Paradise. Their popularity put Surfers on the map. This musical is a bit like...
 
Your set is a pile of rubbish until the showbiz finale. Your cast are all rats and they are in trouble. Their home’s about to be demolished and there’s a nasty cat on the prowl. Enter Snortle Tozer. Is he or she a politician, evangelist or crook? All three perhaps? The rats discover...
 
 “ By far the best rock n roll musical I have ever read. The music is brilliant.” Robert Murray - Director. Steve Diamond ( producer of the Rocky Horror Show) “ Absolutely brilliant” Rock Apocalypse is rock n roll party show which is a parody and tongue in cheek tribute...
 
Rockin Robin and his merry band of men star in this fantasy story featuring  Rock Music from the fifties, sixties and seventies. A drama group (or school) is rehearsing a number for the Rock Eisteddfod when an electrical fault in the special effects department causes two of the cast, Maddie...
 
A musical play for five fabulous females. Five very different cleaning women, the scrubbers, work together at night. They’re aged from 18 to 80 and each has a sadness, their problems are real. Meet a brilliant cook, a gambler, battered wife, a foreigner and a wannabe singer. Now just for...
 
"Eddie Perfect's oh-so-clever-song book with songs ranging from soul and rock to Bollywood and R & B  is.. incredible." The Age. ( 4 Stars) "Full of witty lyrics and great melodies." Stage Whispers. "Entertainingly depicts the King of Spin with admiration and wry...
 
Delightful new musical adaptation of the classic with bright tunes, lots of laughs and an Australian sensibility. Available with superb backing CD or piano vocal. First staged in 2013.
 
A glitzy comedic and loving tribute to  the Eurovision Song Contest. It’s as close to the real thing as you can get, with eleven countries competing, a multitude of anxious contestants, a gushing hostess and all the quirkiness that both delights us and makes us cringe in a single...
 
A short show, an award-winning musical revue staged from New Zealand to New York.  65 mins, speeches, songs, mime all celebrating life in the suburbs. The garbos are the jugglers, the traffic cop is the clown, etc. This variety show has been staged in tents, the back of trucks, halls and...
 
Hilarious jukebox musical featuring songs by AC/DC, Midnight Oil, Skyhooks, Dragon, Choir Boys, Daddy Cool, J.O.K. Sherbet, Ted Mulray Gang, Jet, Billy Thorpe, Rick Springfield, Divinyls, The Screaming Jets and more! Troy and Darren Wilson, the most popular of all the shearers in town, get hitched...
 
From the composers of Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang comes a new musical release based on the legend of Cinderella. The Slipper and the Rose - composed by Robert and Richard Sherman has beautiful music, charm and lots of laughs. First released in 1976 as a movie which was nominated for...
 
Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fantastical coming-of-age adventure that inspired the hit Disney movie Frozen. Join Gerda on a dangerous and whimsical quest to save her best friend Kai before he is trapped forever in the Snow Queen...
 
Warp Drive: boldly going where no musical has gone before! Join Captain James T. Jerk, his offsider Mr Phock, and the crew of the Starship Enterthise as they roam the galaxy searching for signs of intelligent life (having found none on Earth). During their rounds they intercept a signal offering...
 
Since 2002 over 16 million theatregoers in 28 countries have been thrilled by this awe-inspiring production which is based on the songs of Queen with a book by Ben Elton (The Young Ones, Blackadder, Popcorn). Elton fashioned this hilarious futurist comedy around more than 24 of Queen’s...