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The Emperor\'s New Clothes (musical)
The Emperor's New Clothes (musical)
Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Music by Allan Jay Friedman. Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster. Libretto by Ruth Perry. Based on Arnold and Lois Peyser's adaptation.

Cast: 9m., 7w. (extras.) In the witty, enigmatic "Nothing Can Be Something," the lyricist matches the famous ability of author Hans Christian Andersen to combine sweetness, humor and wisdom; and with his climactic love song, "Your Face," he equals or surpasses his familiar Academy Award song, "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing." A handsome prince, embittered by a scheming woman, has run away. His companion is a tough rogue, loyal and brave. Unspeakable villains are conspiring to ruin a neighbor king by exploiting his love of finery, and they throw the companions into a dungeon. A beautiful princess sneaks in at midnight with food for the starving vagabonds. They soon have a chance to match wits with the palace schemers, and there is a very surprising ending! The score by top professionals is thrilling. Area staging. Approximate Running Time: 3 hours, 50 minutes.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Musical
Catalog Code:  E02
Cast Size:  16
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  155
Royalty:  Submit Application.
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  230 min.
Target Audience: Young Audiences
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Fantasy | Literary Classic
ISBN (10): 0871294990
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* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.

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