THE NUTCRACKER

A magical, musical for young people inspired by E.T.A Hoffman's

"The Nutcracker and the Mouse King"...

Book & Lyrics: Jenifer Toksvig
Music: David Perkins

Approx length:

60 mins (optional interval)

Cast requirements:

8m, 4f, 1m/f + flexible chorus with speaking parts

It's Christmas: the best time of year for toys and stories. But all over the world, the magic of Make Believe is fading. Only the toys know the truth: the Queen and King of Mouses have stolen the Christmas Star, and used its magic to turn the Prince of Make Believe into a wooden Nutcracker. Can Clara and her brother Fritz bring the Nutcracker back to life, help him defeat the House of Mouse, and restore him to the throne? First, they must believe...

Performing Ages:

Primary/Elementary School, Middle School, Secondary/High School, Amateur/Community Theatre, Youth/Camp Programs

PHOTOS FROM THE ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

IS THIS MUSICAL RIGHT FOR MY GROUP?

 

To help you decide, a digital file that includes the full libretto and piano/conductor score can be hired from the rights holder Concord Theatricals:

Or buy a script. Choose between the acting, spiral bound or large editions:

SAMPLE SOME OF THE SONGS...

Once Upon a Time
00:00 / 01:43
Christmas Wishes
00:00 / 01:32
The Royal Prince of Make Believe
00:00 / 01:21
Delicious
00:00 / 01:24
Alone
00:00 / 01:59
We Stick Together
00:00 / 02:05

If you wish to perform this musical you will need a licence from the rights holder, Concord Theatricals:

Concord Theatricals
Aldwych House
71-91 Aldwych
London
WC2B 4HN

020 7054 7200

customerservices@concordtheatricals.co.uk

The Following materials can be included with your licence / hire package:

(*optional)

PIANO / VOCAL SCORE

*BACKING TRACKS

*DEMO RECORDING

*BAND PARTS (4 players):

Piano

2nd Keyboard

Bass Guitar

Drums

© 2020 David Perkins

info@dp-music.co.uk

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