This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
Book by Donna M. Swajeski. Music and lyrics by Gregg Opelka.
Product Code: O99000
Middle School | High School | College | Community
1m., 3 to 6w., 10 to 12 either gender. Doubling and extras possible.
Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available
In this magical retelling of the classic story issues like bullying and self-image are prevalent, giving the story a contemporary twist. Infused with wonderful humor that kids and adults can enjoy, this show's queen is more diva than evil. The upbeat songs and new characters deliver an inspiring messagebeauty is who you are and how you treat people, not how you look. Learn More