Pirates Of The Curry Bean (Junior Production)
by Craig Hawes
Pricing & Order Info.
"A great show full of fun and appalling puns! Lots of opportunities for visual humour and some really catchy music. I was anxious that the Nigerian audience wouldn't get the jokes, but I needn't have worried - they loved it!"
Tim Gardner, Lagos Prep School, Nigeria
Why choose this Musical?
38 Speaking Roles
Can be reduced to 24 speaking roles, see "Casting" tab below for full instructions.
Unlimited chorus parts
Easy to stage and costume
Sing It! Mk. 3 version, now with NEW...
- "Lyrics Off" feature
- "Vocals Off" feature
- "Line by Line" practising feature
A BRAND NEW product; a CD-ROM or download of all the songs called "Sing it!" is available. This CD-ROM or download can teach the songs to the children without any teacher input. Children can use it at school or at home - think of the time it will save you. Most schools use it in class on an interactive white board or in the school hall on the overhead projector to allow full cast practice. The latest Mk.3 version allows Lyrics on or off, Vocals on or off and the facility to practise one line at a time - all features are accessible instantly with one click. Children LOVE learning this way and the product is foolproof.
Read the "Sing it!" reviews 'The "Sing it!" products were fantastic.' The Downs School, Bristol. 'Absolutely amazing material.' Mary O'Neill-Delano, Canada. ' "Sing it!" is fantastic for us less musically inclined teachers.' The Coppice Primary, Worcestershire. 'I really appreciate the "Sing it!" component as we often use this in rehearsals.' Newborough East Primary, Victoria, Australia. 'Can I also say that your "Sing it!" CD was brilliant.' Key Stage 2 teacher, Singapore.
CD of Backing Tracks & CD of Vocal Tracks available
No pianist required! Both these CDs include Overture, ALL Songs, Special Effects, Play Ons and Play Offs in the order you need them enabling production and direction to take place without specialist musical expertise.
Dance it! Available
Another BRAND NEW product is the "Dance it!" Choreography DVD. Watch each song performed by a group of age-appropriate children in two different versions - a full speed 'Performance' version and a slowed down 'Step By Step' version with helpful narration to guide you through the dance. Introduced by Craig Hawes, the DVD is also packed with lots of handy hints for teaching dances. Absolutely no previous experience or expertise is needed.
Read the latest "Dance it!" reviews
'The "Dance it!" DVD was great.' St Hugh's Catholic Primary, Lincolnshire.
'For the first time we used the "Dance it!" DVD and found it wonderful.' Rising Starz Performing Arts, New Zealand.
'"Dance it!" videos were very useful.' Sacred Heart Catholic Primary, Hertfordshire.
'Loved having the Choreography (Dance it!) video this year. That really helped our choreographer get the kids started and when she was sick, we could still rehearse their dance moves.' The American School, Marrakesh.
'Loved the "Dance it!" that came with "Porridge" and would love similar for other productions. Makes my life so much easier.' Aria School, New Zealand.
Full Performance Score available
Encompasses Overture, ALL Play Ons and Play Offs, Songs, Link Music, Cues and Chord Symbols. (Grade 5 / 6 standard). Click "Performance Score" in the "Script & Songs" tab below.
Easy Play Rehearsal Score available
Grade 2 / 3 Standard, click "Easy Play Score" in the "Script & Songs" tab below.
Easily manageable props
Age range: Key Stage 2 Production (7-11 years)
Anchors away and set sail for swashbuckling pirate adventure on the high seas in this piratical musical that's sure to shake your booty! Young twins Jack & Liza Periwinkle yearn for adventure, so imagine their joy at discovering a real life treasure map! But when the infamous Redbeard and his pungent Pirates of the Curry Bean steal the map and kidnap their mother, the race is on to rescue her, reclaim the map and find the treasure! Accompanied by their faithful cat Fiddlesticks, the twins join a mad admiral and his crazy crew on a voyage of adventure that takes them from Old London Docks to the mysterious island of Lumbago in the sea of Sciatica! Will they be first to find the treasure chest, or is a surprise awaiting them that's even better than gold? With colourful characters, sparkling songs and a witty script as sharp as a cutlass, this show is dripping with piratical style!