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Shake, Ripple & Roll: A Rock and Roll Musical

Short Musical, Comedy  /  5f, 5m

This exuberant, fun packed musical written for a large cast of young people features a glitzy rock 'n' roll score and plenty of action.

Shake, Ripple & Roll: A Rock and Roll Musical

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    5f, 5m
  • Duration
    Duration
    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences
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  • Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.

Details

Summary

Unless Joey Nobody and private detective Dirk Manley find Angelo's will in time, bogus heir Deanne la Domme, the glamorous film star, will sell Angelo's New York ice cream parlour to Crazy Flavors. So get out the bobby socks and join Chuck and the gang as they rock in this sizzling hour long musical for schools and youth groups.

History

First performed at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, UK on 24th June 1999

Cast Attributes
  • Features Children
  • Flexible casting
  • Roles for Children
Performing Groups
  • Elementary School / Primary
  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • Community Theatre
  • Youth/Camp Programs

DIRK MANLEY* (m)
JOEY NOBODY* (m)
MR COHEN* (m)
CHERRY (f)
PEACHES (f)
PUMPKIN (f)
HONEY (f)
CHUCK (m)
DEANNA LA DOMME* (f)
MAX* (m)
DEANNA'S BOYS* (m)

CHORUS 

*Could be played by older children or adults

  • Time Period 1950s
  • Features Period Costumes
  • Duration 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

Music

Song Samples

Another Day
Shake, Ripple,
Angelo's an Angel Now
Where There's a Will
Nobody's Lament
Undercover Blues
Today's the Day
Deanna
Piano-Vocal
Bass (Double Bass, Bass Guitar)
Drums 
Reed (Alto Saxophone, Clarinet)
  • Vocal DemandsModerate
  • Chorus SizeLarge

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21 Piano-Vocal
1 Reed
1 Bass
1 Drums
1 Backing Tracks

21 Piano-Vocal Scores

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Authors

David Perkins

David works as a composer, pianist, MD and music arranger. His specialization is writing and collaborating on musicals for the youth/schools market and shows aimed at young/family orientated audiences. Published works include Shake Ripple & Roll, Pandemonium! (a Greek Myth-ad ...
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Jenifer Toksvig

Jenifer Toksvig writes musical theatre for storytellers of all ages. With composer David Perkins, she has written several shows for young people to perform, including The Curious Quest for the Sandman's Sand, Skool & Crossbones, Shake, Ripple & Roll, Pandemonium (a Greek Myth ...
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