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Dot and Tot of Merryland
Dot and Tot of Merryland
Book by Jennifer Kirkeby. Music and lyrics by Michael Pretasky. Based on the book by L. Frank Baum (written as a companion piece to The Wizard of Oz).

Cast: 1m., 7w. (plus 6m. or w., extras.) Dot and Tot of Merryland is the delightful musical journey of two children who are swept away in a boat to the enchanted Valleys of Merryland. Along the way, they travel to the fanciful Valley of the Clowns where all is joyful and fun. But soon, Tot wants to return to the home that he misses. Dot and Tot travel on to find the Queen of Merryland, for only she can help them return. They meet Mr. Left and Right Split, who speak every other word in a sentence, and all of the toys of Merryland. The Queen welcomes them, and she joins the children for more adventure as they try to find her stolen thinking machine. Finally, they arrive at the Valley of the Lost Things, where they meet a banished troll and discover the missing thinking machine. In true Oz style, goodness triumphs, imagination abounds, and Dot and Tot return home stronger and wiser. Approximate Running Time: 75 minutes.

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Adventure Waiting There
So That's What It's Like
All the World Is a Melody

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Musical
Catalog Code:  D04
Cast Size:  14
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  63
Royalty:  Submit Application.
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  75 min.
Target Audience: Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (All Audiences)
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
Genre: Comedy | Fantasy
ISBN (10): 1583422374
Publication Date: 09/07/2004
Jennifer Kirkeby is an actress, playwright and children's writer. Kirkeby adapted Madeline's Christmas, based on the book by Ludwig Bemelmans; The Far-Fetched Fable of the Frog Prince, a comedy based on the Grimm fairy tale; and L. Frank Baum's Dot and Tot of Merryland, all published by Dramatic Publishing. Other adaptations include Nancy Carlson's Harriet and Walt, a play about ...More
Michael Pretasky is a composer and music director in the Twin Cities. He has written scores for numerous musicals such as Hurray for Diffen­doofer Day, Captain Snap and the Children of Vinegar Lane, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He has also composed underscoring for plays such as Our Town and The Miracle Worker. Pretasky studied composition and theory at ...More
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