The Pied Piper
by Malcolm Sircom
Pricing & Order Info.
Now with alternative upbeat ending (The mayor gets his comeuppance!)
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Why choose this Musical?
92 Speaking Roles
Flexible casting options to suit your needs
Full instructions given for cast sizes of 92, 61 or 40 actors.
Totally adaptable. See "Casting" tab below.
Editable Word Doc Script available
Unlimited chorus parts
Easy to stage and costume
NEW for 2019 Sing It! Mk. 4 version, now with...
- "Volume Control" feature
- "Minimise Window" feature
- "Lyrics Off" feature
- "Vocals Off" feature
- "Line by Line" practising feature
- "Phrase by Phrase" 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. Children LOVE learning this way and the product is foolproof.
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CD of Backing Tracks & CD of Vocal Tracks available
No pianist required! Both these CDs include ALL Songs, Special Effects and Instrumentals in the order you need them enabling production and direction to take place without specialist musical expertise.
Full Performance Piano/Vocal Score available
Encompasses ALL Songs, Instrumental Music, Cues and Chord Symbols (Grade 8 standard). Click "Performance Score" in the "Script & Songs" tab below.
Easy Play Rehearsal Piano/Vocal Score available
Grade 5 Standard. Click "Easy Play Score" in the "Script & Songs" tab below.
Easily constructed and manageable props
Age range: Key Stage 2 Production (7-11 years)
Duration: 50 minutes
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 imaginative working of the well-loved story involves a large cast - children and adults from Hamelin, the Rat Pack and a gospel chorus of young rats. The principal parts - Pied Piper, Mayor, Old Rat etc. are not so large as to be over-taxing for junior actors, whilst there are plenty of cameo parts plus a choir. This challenging work is well within the scope of juniors.
Probably best known from Robert Browning's humorous poem, this show adds extra layers and facets with some delightfully modern touches - a hippy guerrilla rat pack, a rapping Pied Piper and a lively, tuneful score which includes ballad, rock and gospel styles. None of the poignancy however, has been lost, and the comedy emphasises the highly-charged emotional content. Another sure fire hit from the same stable as Ebenezer.