Sheet Music Edits

Children's Musicals

 
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Book by David Warrack 
Music & Lyrics by Bill Bridges and David Warrack 

5 characters; Males: 2, Females: 3, plus doubles 
Instruments: piano 
Originally Produced In: Guelph by Showtime, 1998 
Originally Directed By: David Warrack 

They’re all here – Alice, the mouse, the rabbit, the caterpillar, the cat, the mad hatter, the march hare, the king and the queen... and it is indeed a wonderland. Alice even goes country ("drowning in a pool of tears"). But indeed, she does find her way home. 

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ASTRID THE OSTRICH

Book, Music & Lyrics by David Warrack 

4 characters; Males: 2, Females: 2, plus doubles 
Instruments: piano 
Originally Produced At: Young Peoples Theatre in Toronto, 1974 

Astrid escapes from the zoo with the help of her friend Henry the Crow. The somewhat gullible Astrid and the crazy crow discover that the freedom of the outside world, for all its excitement, can sometimes make one nostalgic about going home.

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CINDERELLA

Book, Music & Lyrics by David Warrack 

7 characters; Males: 2, Females: 5 
Instruments: piano 
Originally Produced At: Limelight Dinner Theatre in Toronto, 1991 
Originally Directed By: David Warrack 

The charm and fascination of this rags to riches tale come alive with music. While Cinderella and the Prince are the stars, the real fun begins with the outrageous stepmother and her two ugly stepdaughters, all of whom will remain in your memories along with their hilarious dance routines. 

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GOLDILOCKS

Book, Music & Lyrics by David Warrack 

7 characters; Males: 1, Females: 4, Doubles: 2 
Instruments: piano 
Originally Produced At: Stage West in Toronto, 1991 
Originally Directed By: David Warrack 

Goldie isn’t a bad kid, just a lost kid who chooses the wrong home to stumble on when she’s tired and hungry. It belongs to three of the nuttiest bears who ever sang as a family act. The ensuing bedlam is a delight for kids from two to ninety-two. 

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HANSEL & GRETEL

Book, Music & Lyrics by David Warrack 

5 characters; Males: 2, Females: 2, Doubles: 1 
Instruments: piano, guitar (on stage which actor plays) 
Originally Produced At: Stage West in Toronto, 1996 
Originally Directed By: Ken Walsh 

Their father loved them but their mother didn’t. So the dear brother and sister were purposely lost in the woods where they encountered the evil witch and her house of candy. This “Countryfied” version is full of fun and intrigue, not to mention a lot of knee-slapping tunes. 

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A KIDSMAS CAROL

Book, Music & Lyrics by David Warrack 

6 characters; Males: 3, Females: 2, Boys: 1, Doubles: 5 
Instruments: piano 
Originally Produced At: Stage West in Toronto, 1995 
Originally Directed By: David Warrack 

This re-working of the Charles Dickens classic sings its way through the ageless story of Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Full of fun and great characters, it never ceases to charm children and adults alike, as it celebrates the true spirit of giving. 

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

Book, Music & Lyrics by David Warrack 

6 characters; Males: 2, Females: 4 
Instruments: piano 
Originally Produced At: Limelight Dinner Theatre in Toronto, 1992 
Originally Directed By: David Warrack 

You haven’t lived ‘til you’ve tried “Red’s Rap”. The wolf has a particular air of song-and-dance sophistication, and Red has a street-wise bird named Chatter who follows her everywhere. Other than that, it’s a musical treatment of the children’s fable which makes the woods seem like an awfully nice place to be. 

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SLEEPING BEAUTY

Book, Music & Lyrics by David Warrack 

7 characters; Males: 2, Females: 5 
Instruments: piano 
Originally Produced At: Stage West in Toronto, 1997 
Originally Directed By: David Warrack 

Condemned by a wicked witch at her birth that she must die at the age of 15 from touching a spinning wheel, this beauty is bound to win your heart. Follow her tale as she wins her prince who rescues her 100 years later but then must decide if she is too young (15) or too old (115). Come out and help him decide. 

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A SNOWFLAKE FOR ELMO

Book, Music & Lyrics by David Warrack 

6 characters; Males: 2, Females: 3, Boys: 1 
Instruments: piano 
Originally Produced In: Toronto by Joyce Barslow, 1971 
Originally Directed By: Bob Ainsley 

Six year-old Elmo finds the perfect gift – a snowflake shaped like a Christmas tree. He promptly loses it and needs the help of a fascinating group of characters to find it again in time for Christmas.

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TREASURE ISLAND

Book, Music & Lyrics by David Warrack 

8 characters; Males: 7, Females: 0, Boys: 1, Doubles: 6 
Instruments: piano 
Originally Produced At: Limelight Dinner Theatre in Toronto, 1992 
Originally Directed By: David Warrack 

Robert Louis Stephenson’s classic tale set to music in a rousing and hilarious version which follows Jim’s adventures with pirates as they search for buried treasure far across the sea.