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'Esther' by Richard Cowling - songs and additional information.

'Esther' by Richard Cowling
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The following songs are suggestions; other songs may be used at the discretion of the production. The script copyright and performance rights cover the scores we supply. The script copyright and performance rights do not cover other songs.
Scores for the following songs are supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
Song #SongSample
1Listen Very Closely (Richard Cowling)
2Susa (Richard Cowling)
3King Of The Persians (Richard Cowling)
4Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
5When You’re A Queen (Richard Cowling)
6Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
7The Proclamation (Richard Cowling)
8Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
9We Are A People (Richard Cowling)
10Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
11Beauty Treatment (Richard Cowling)Sample from the Vocal CD
12Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
13The Parade (Richard Cowling)
14Chosen By The King (Richard Cowling)Sample from the Vocal CD
15Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
16Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
17Bow To Me (Richard Cowling)
18Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
19Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
20A Time Like This (Richard Cowling)Sample from the Vocal CD
21Act One Playout (Richard Cowling)
22Entr-acte (Richard Cowling)
23Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
24The Art Of Elimination (Richard Cowling)
25Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
26Sleepless In Susa (Richard Cowling)
27Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
28Scene Change (Richard Cowling)
29If I Have Found Favour (Richard Cowling)
30Mercy! (Richard Cowling)
31Hang Him High! (Richard Cowling)
32Finale (Richard Cowling)
Period and Geography
Location: Middle East. Time Period: Ancient
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 5
Setting: Dining Room, Bedroom, Castle Interior, Castle Exterior and A Room
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats and Customised Furniture
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
 Language Advisory:Help
We have not identified any instances of bad language in the text.
(However we are not omniscient. We therefore invite you to read the text on-line.)
In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
Piano and vocal scores for all of the songs (these should be listed above)
Full-length Musical based on the biblical story of Esther. Designed as a school musical, could equally well be done by an adult or mixed company.
King Xerxes of Persia maries Esther, a Jewish orphan who has been brought up by her uncle, Mordecai. Haman, the chief minister of Xerxes court insists that everyone bow down to him. When Mordecai refuses to do so, Haman flies into a rage and plans to kill Mordecai, and all the Jewish people in the kingdom. Mordecai calls upon Esther for help, but this means she must confront the mighty Xerxes...


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