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The Curious Quest for the Sandman's Sand

Short Musical, Comedy  /  3f, 2m, 6boy(s) or girl(s)

Jesse, Meggie and Teddy embark on an eventful journey into the mysterious world of silver tongued Harry, the Sandman, to retrieve the magical sand. Along the way they meet some extraordinary creatures (Snoodle Werps, the Trash Trump and Litter Bugs, to name a few) before their final showdown with Jewels, the Witch, and the awesome Gump Grump.

The Curious Quest for the Sandman's Sand

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 2m, 6boy(s) or girl(s)
  • Duration
    Duration
    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Fantasy, Adventure, Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences
Licence details
  • Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.

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Summary

Jesse, Meggie, and Teddy embark on an eventful journey into the mysterious world of silver-tongued Harry, the Sandman, to retrieve the magical sand. Along the way they meet extraordinary creatures – Snoodle Werps, the Trash Trump, Litter Bugs to name but a few – before their final showdown with Jewels the witch and the awesome Gump Grump.

This is a colourful, fun packed adventure musical for a large cast of young people with a wonderful jazz and blues score.

History

First performed at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford on 19th June 1997

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

HARRY THE SANDMAN* (m)
JEWELS THE WITCH* (f)
JESSE (f)
MEGGIE (f)
TEDDY (m)
CRUMBLITIOUS (m/f)
PIPPITFLY (m/f)
TRASH TRUMP (m/f)
GUMP GRUMP (m/f)
2 HENCHMEN (m/f)

CHORUS

 

*Could be played by older children or adults

  • Time Period Contemporary, Present Day
  • Features Fantasy Costumes
  • Duration 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

Music

  • Musical StyleJazz
  • Vocal DemandsModerate
  • Chorus SizeLarge

Materials

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12 Piano-Vocal

1 Double Bass

1 Drums

1 Tenor Sax/Clarinet

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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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