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On Time

On Time

By Joy Chaitin and Sarah Stevens.

Product Code: O05000

  • Musical
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 20 to 60, very flexible.

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$9.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

In stock


"On time! On time! You've got to be on time," or you'll miss the opportunity to make stars of your performers. On Time includes ten "time-oriented" scenes, each with its own mini-cast so that every performer can enjoy his or her own moment in the spotlight. Using a variety of styles, this funny, high-energy musical features such hits as "On Time" (an upbeat production number including the entire cast); "Time's Up" (a humorous melodrama featuring a lady in distress, a villain, a hero, and a train crew); "Junior High Blues" (a comical adolescent blues, featuring a soloist and backup group); "My Favorite Time of Year" (a lyrical yet humorous song about the season); "Bedtime" (a comedic monologue, featuring a child who does not wish to go to bed); "I'd Like to Tell Time a Thing or Two" (a humorous nightmare about telling time, featuring a child, Father Time, and nightmare clocks); "The Seven Ages of Man" (a thought-provoking scene with a narrated mime sequence featuring lines from As You Like It); "Future Technology" (three hilarious short skits about the future, featuring a clerk at McKnowledge, a fast-food restaurant which specializes in brain food); "Deferred Gratification" (a very funny tango); and "Quality Time" (a final production number featuring an all-cast kick line). Produced at both elementary and middle schools, this musical has won raves from students, teachers and parents alike. And audiences love its music and its humor!


  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Musical
  • Product Code O05000
  • Cast Size 20
  • Min. Royalty Rate $50/perf
  • Cost $9.95
  • Approx. Run Time 30 min


  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | Community Theatre
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9780871294685
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Customer Reviews

"The play gives the director enough freedom to stage it creatively, yet gives enough direction to give the students a place to start. The length is perfect for middle school. The spirit is infectious."
Review by Mary Corrigan, Northfield Middle School, Northfield, VT
"It was an excellent vehicle for young children -- we especially appreciated the opportunity for MANY parts, as every young kid wants to be a star! The length was good, and our audience was enchanted by it all. Thanks!"
Review by Jean Sibley, Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Denver, CO
"On Time is a bright energetic musical appropriate for junior high school students. It is easily rehearsed in blocks and the "lead" wealth is spread throughout the production."
Review by Richard Marcucci, Moorestown Friends School, Moorestown, NJ
"This musical offered every child in the production a speaking role and singing solo -- big smiles on every child's face! The audience loved the comedy and tapped their toes through the catchy musical numbers!!"
Review by Carol-Ann Black, Showbiz Kids, Allen Park, MI
"On Time allowed for a number of people to be in the show where everyone had something to feature their talents. Music was easy to learn and the show was entertaining. It was adaptable for a high school audience."
Review by Mary Lynn Merklinger, St. Martin's Secondary School, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada