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Red Riding Hood

Full-Length Musical, Comedy  /  3f, 3m

Book and Lyrics by Jake Brunger  / Music and Lyrics by Pippa Cleary

An uplifting retelling of Little Red Riding Hoodsure to delight audiences of all ages.

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 3m
  • Duration
    Duration
    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences, Young Children (Age 2 - 5)
Licence details
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Red Riding Hood

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Summary

An uplifting story of brave Red who must journey through the forest to reunite her family and save Mother’s bakery from closing down. Will she reach Grandma’s house in time? Or will the charming Big Bad Wolf distract here from her quest? Join Red on the adventure into the woods, where no one is what they seem!

Cast Attributes
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
Keywords
Performing Groups
  • Elementary School / Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Youth/Camp Programs
PRINCIPALS
3 Women
3 Men

CAST OF CHARACTERS
Little Red
Mother
Father / Wolf
Grandma
William the Woodcutter
Freddie the Parrot

The musical can be performed by a company of 5 or 6, depending on if you choose to cast a separate actor/puppeteer for Freddie the Parrot. In the original production Freddie was voiced by Mother and operated as a hand-held puppet by both Mother and/or Grandma, depending on the scene.

There is also an evil berry bush in the woods, which should be sung by Grandma.
  • Time Period Medieval (6th-14th c.)
  • Features Period Costumes
  • Duration 60 minutes (1 hour)

Music

1. "Rise and Shine" - Company
2. "Better" - Little Red
3. "Dangerous Berries" - Company
4. "Book Of Important Things" - William and Little Red
5. "We've Got To Get To Grandma's House" - William and Little Red
6. "The Baddest Of The Bad" - Wolf and Grandma
7. "Bake Me A Cake" - Mother
8. "Finale" - Company
9. "Curtain Call" - Company
  • Musical StyleContemporary Broadway
  • Dance RequirementsMinimal
  • Vocal DemandsModerate
  • Chorus SizeMedium

Materials

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8 Libretto
8 Piano Vocal 
1 Accompaniment Tracks (Digital Download) 
1 Logo Pack


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Authors

Jake Brunger

Jake Brunger (book and lyrics) and Pippa Cleary (music and lyrics) met at Bristol University, where they were studying Drama and Music respectively. They have been described by The Stage newspaper as “one of the most exciting musical theatre writing teams working in the UK to ...

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Pippa Cleary

Jake Brunger (book and lyrics) and Pippa Cleary (music and lyrics) met at Bristol University, where they were studying Drama and Music respectively. They have been described by The Stage newspaper as “one of the most exciting musical theatre writing teams working in the UK to ...

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