Who's Your Mummy? - By Matthew Crossey and Tom Kirkham
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Stitch up your sides and swathe yourself in bandages, this uproarious comedy caper delves deep into history and discovers that it is never as dead and buried as you might think. With dozens of wonderful characters, a sensational, original score and a visionary script, Who's Your Mummy? is an enthralling musical adventure just screaming to be performed.
When Pharaoh Kafele falls in love with Nafrini, a servant girl, the last thing he expects is for his own mother to poison her. Still, death is a part of life in Ancient Egypt, and Pharaoh remains intent on marrying his true love.
3000 years later, Verity and Reginald’s school trip to the British Museum takes an unexpected turn when two mummies awake from a very, very long sleep. Friendly and inquisitive, but permanently tongue-tied, the mummies latch onto the shocked children, eager for their help.
Can Verity and Reginald unravel the mystery of the mummies? Will Pharaoh and Nafrini finally get to tie the knot? Only if they can evade Inspector Bucket and Sergeant Spade as they frantically (and farcically) attempt to apprehend the elusive ‘mummy-smugglers’.
Contains 38 speaking roles with a flexible cast size of between 30 to 60 (ideal cast size 50).
The Director's Book includes the full script with song lyrics, character profiles with number of lines, production suggestions (with helpful tips on costumes, props and staging), curriculum-linked material and the sheet music piano score with vocal line and guitar chords. The accompanying CD features all of the songs professionally arranged and sung by children. Backing tracks are also included for use where a musician isn’t available to accompany a rehearsal or performance.
An editable version of the script in Word format is available to customers who also purchase a performance licence. The cost of the editable script is currently £9.95 and this can only be bought (along with the performance licence) directly from the publisher’s website or by email to email@example.com or by completion of the form at the back of the book.
A great all-year-round musical, perfect for 9-13 year olds, and great fun even for older children!
Approximate Duration: 70 minutes