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Melissa and the Magic Nutcracker
Melissa and the Magic Nutcracker
Book and lyrics by Joseph Robinette. Music by Karl Jurman. Based on the story by Haller T. Laughlin.

Cast: 2m., 2w. (chorus-7 to 30m. or w., mouse-m. or w.). This spirited musical, set at the turn of the century, centers around Melissa Montgomery, a young girl from Georgia who has sailed to Maine to spend Christmas with her grandparents. In the beginning, she is quite unhappy at being away from her home in the South. Left alone on the sofa to spend her first night, Melissa is frightened by a mouse. She hurls a nutcracker at the intruder, and suddenly the mouse becomes full sized while the nutcracker is transformed into a handsome sailor. Together, the mouse and the sailor show Melissa how Christmas is celebrated in other countries. One int. set. Approximate Running Time: 60 minutes.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Musical
Catalog Code:  M08
Cast Size:  4
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  36
Royalty:  Submit Application.
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  60 min.
Target Audience: Middle School
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Holiday | Fantasy
ISBN (10): 158342475X
Joseph Robinette is a Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award nominee for the libretto of the acclaimed A Christmas Story, The Musical. He is the author or co-author of 55 published plays and musicals. His works have been produced at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, The Theater at Madison Square Garden and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York ...More
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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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