Olivia! (Youth Theatre)
by Malcolm Sircom
Pricing & Order Info.
"Olivia is an absolutely fantastic show in every way."
Woods Foundation School - Nottinghamshire
"Better than 'Joseph'!"
Georgian Theatre Royal - Richmond - North Yorkshire
Why choose this Musical?
Editable Word Doc Script available
Make your own changes
35 speaking roles
Easily reduced to 23 speaking roles. Flexible cast size to suit YOUR group numbers, from 40 actors upwards. See "Casting" tab below for full details.
Any number of chorus parts
NEW! Band Parts available for the ultimate live performance
This show is sold with the following parts:
- Full Conductor's Score
- Flute 1 (with optional Piccolo)
- Flute 2
- Clarinets 1, 2 and 3 (in Bb)
- Alto Saxophone (in Eb)
- French Horn (in F)
- Trumpet (in Bb)
- Drum Set
- Violin 1
- Violin 2
- Double Bass
The Trombone part comes in two versions - Trombone (Bass Clef) and Trombone in Bb (Treble Clef). The Bass Clef version will suit most players, but schools with a Brass Band tradition should opt for the Treble Clef version.
Full Piano Performance Score available
Now republished. Encompasses Optional Overture, all Songs, Incidental Music, Cues and Chord Symbols. Click "Sample Performance Score (Piano/Vocal)" on the "Script & Songs" tab below.
Coming Soon - Easy Play Piano Score!
CD of Backing Tracks available
No pianist required! This CD includes ALL Songs and Incidental Music in the order you need them. Ideal for rehearsals! Also enables production and direction to take place without specialist musical expertise.
CD of Vocal Tracks available for learning the songs
Very easy to costume and stage: adaptable
Detailed in "Script & Songs" below.
No fuss props
See "Script & Songs" below for full listing.
Full Production Notes
Check out the "Production Notes" in the "Script Sample" below for full details.
Age range: Key Stages 3/4 and 16+ Production (11-18 years)
NEW! Instant Scenery with our digital backdrops
A different backdrop for EVERY scene change
Supplied in both a PowerPoint presentation and as individual JPG files.
No more Scenery Painting!
This brilliant and innovative show, set in Victorian times, traces the steps of Olivia, from downtrodden orphan to star of the stage. On her journey to the bright lights of London, she is befriended by Eliza Doolittle (from "My Fair Lady") and, after a series of adventures becomes a singer in a new (satirised) 'Gilbert and Sullivan' show, thanks to the unlikely assistance of Fagin and The Artful Dodger.
Eliza and the flower-sellers are joined by other major female roles, and with orphans, "Poor School" girls, and essential chorus work, you will have no difficulty in casting this female-orientated show.
The boys, however, are not overlooked, with splendid cameos for George Bernard Shaw, Ebenezer Scrooge, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson, along with chorus parts including Fagin's gang. This feel-good show abounds with Malcolm Sircom's well-known wit and humour, both in the script and the songs which are catchy, lyrical, and full of gusto, as well as advancing the story-line.
Watch out for an outbreak of audience handkerchiefs in the final scene! Then be prepared for a great reception for this wonderful musical. Running time, including interval, is approx. 2 hours, and CDs of both backing and vocal tracks are available.