Based on the wondrous, classic tales of the 1001 Arabian Nights, this stunning and dramatic musical tells of Scheherazade and the stories she must tell the King to save her own life and the lives of many other women.
1001 stories were told but this show concentrates on four of them in detail, offering a rich mix of songs, drama, dance, characters and costume. Contains the full score as well as the entire script and stage directions. Suitable for ages 8-12.
This is a versatile and flexible production with several optional opportunities for dance, varying class sizes and different ability levels catered for. The 2 CDs provide full vocal demonstrations, instrumental backings and sound effects.
'Very good, particularly the songs. The children really enjoyed the script and performed the show with great confidence.'
Teacher, East Sussex
'I am just writing to say how much we enjoyed performing 'Scheherazade' last week with the children. The musical was a great success. The music virtually taught itself, as it was so tuneful and catchy the children just warmed to it immediately. The play lent itself to providing drama opportunities for everyone in our school drama club. The feedback from the children and parents has been tremendous - it has been one of the most successful musicals we have performed.'
Head Teacher, Croydon
'All our children participated and thoroughly enjoyed it!'
KS2 Leader, Surrey
'Our kids and their parents enjoyed the show tremendously - great music, great songs and great text!'
Performing Arts Teacher, Auckland, New Zealand
'Catchy songs in a variety of styles - a change from the normal - very good!'
Deputy Head Teacher, Tyne & Wear
'Scheherazade' has a great blend of catchy up-tempo and ballade-style songs and a wonderful array of characters that lends itself to a colourful and fun staging. Our production was a huge hit with everyone!'
Music Specialist, London
As with all musical performances, a Performance Licence from Starshine Music is required if you decide to stage this musical. As a general guideline, performance licence fees usually range between £20 to £30 for the first performance, irrespective of whether or not you charge the audience. Full details accompany the contents of this show, including how to apply for a performance licence direct from the publisher.
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