Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
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
2m., 1w., 3 either gender, extras as desired, or the entire cast can be gender flexible.
Lenny is the smartest kid at Wilson Middle School and is constantly picked on by Steve, the school bully. One day a bus mix-up leaves the two boys stranded at the wrong school, where they both get picked on for being the "new kids". The boys learn what life is really like for the other and decide to work together and make a plan to get back to their own school. Learn More