Well-Behaved Women

Well-Behaved Women

Well-Behaved Women

Music and Lyrics Carmel Dean

Orchestrations by Lynne Shankel
Additional lyrics by Miriam Laube

Well-Behaved Women

Well-Behaved Women

Music and Lyrics Carmel Dean

Orchestrations by Lynne Shankel
Additional lyrics by Miriam Laube

Overview

Well-Behaved Women is a contemporary song cycle for 4 to 20+ women. It is a celebration of many historic women who fought to have their voices heard and bravely made their mark on the world. Women such as Eve, Cleopatra, Harriet Tubman, Frida Kahlo, Billie Jean King and Malala Yousafzai bring their incredible stories to life through powerful, emotional and often hilarious songs, leaving audiences entertained, moved and inspired.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, Ancient, 15th Century, Greek; Roman & Biblical, 18th Century, 19th Century, 17th Century, Medieval (6th-14th c.), 5th Century / Arthurian, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s / WWI, 1900-1910, American Civil War Era, 16th Century / Elizabethan, 1990s, 1980s, 1970s, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s / WWII
  • Cast Attributes: Role(s) for Asian Actor(s), Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Role(s) for Latino Actor(s), All Women, Ensemble cast, Expandable casting, Flexible cast size, Multicultural casting
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Carmel Dean

Carmel Dean is an award-winning composer/lyricist and Broadway music supervisor, musical director and arranger. Her compositional debut, Renascence, was produced in 2018 and subsequently won the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Musical. Her song cycle, Well-Behaved Wo ...

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