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'Big Shot' by Jonny Ardern - songs and additional information.

'Big Shot' by Jonny Ardern
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The following songs form part of the script. Scores are supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
Scores for the following songs are supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
Song #SongSample
1Big Shot - Overture (Jonny Ardern)
2Vegas (Jonny Ardern)
3A Night To Remember (Jonny Ardern)
4Double Or Nothing (Jonny Ardern)Sample from the Vocal MP3
5Dealers (Jonny Ardern)Sample from the Vocal MP3
6Mister Big Shot (Jonny Ardern)Sample from the Vocal MP3
7Blackjack Rag (Jonny Ardern)
8The Day I Learned To Sing - Instrumental (Jonny Ardern)
9It Means Nothing (Jonny Ardern)
10Paradise (Jonny Ardern)
11You Won’t Say A Word (Jonny Ardern)Sample from the Vocal MP3
12Vegas - Reprise (Jonny Ardern)
13A Gambler’s Choice (Jonny Ardern)
14It Means Nothing – Reprise (Jonny Ardern)
15Don’t Look Back (Jonny Ardern)
16The Day I Learned To Sing (Jonny Ardern)Sample from the Vocal MP3
17Now We’re In love (Jonny Ardern)
18Playing With Fire (Jonny Ardern)
19A Night To Remember (Jonny Ardern)Sample from the Vocal MP3
20A Night To Remember - Instrumental (Jonny Ardern)
21Mister Big Shot - Reprise (Jonny Ardern)
Period and Geography
Location: USA. Time Period: 1950s
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 5
Setting: Office, Cafe/Bar/Restaurant, Hotel Lobby, Street and A Room
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats and Multiple levels
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
21 to 35
36 to 50
Over 65
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: 1 rude word per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Mild swearwords
Potential blasphemy
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)
Musical set in and around a casino. Songs in various styles including swing, ragtime, tango and jazz-funk.
Gambler Ryan Thomas brings his naive English friend Jack to a casino. Whilst discovering the perils of the Blackjack table, Jack falls for Alice, the pianist with the house band. Unfortunately, Alice is already spoken for by Louis Diaz, known as Mr. Big Shot for his reputation as a lucky gambler. Luck which Jack decides to test - with unforeseen consequences, for this is the 1950s and Las Vegas gambling is dominated by the mob...


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