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'The Prince and the Pauper' by Mark Twain adapted by Peter Bond - songs and additional information.

'The Prince and the Pauper' by Mark Twain adapted by Peter Bond
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The following songs are suggestions; other songs may be used at the discretion of the production. Performance rights for the script do not include rights for songs.
Song #Song
1aCome To The Cabaret (Music: John Kander. Lyrics: Fred Ebb. From: Cabaret)
1bMen Of Harlech (Traditional)
2aOn The Sunny Side Of The Street (Music: Jimmy McHugh. Lyrics: Dorothy Fields)
2bThe Lincolnshire Poacher (Traditional)
3Reprise Of Song 2
4aAlexander's Ragtime Band (Irving Berlin)
4bWhene'er I Spoke Sarcastic Joke (Gilbert & Sullivan. From: Princess Ida)
5aThe Entertainer (Scott Joplin)
5bFlash, Bang Wallop! (David Heneker. From: Half A Sixpence )
6Reprise Of Song 4
7aWhere is Love? (Lionel Bart. From: Oliver)
7bGreensleeves (Traditional)
8aWhere is Love? (Lionel Bart. From: Oliver)
8bGreensleeves (Traditional)
9aThis Is The Army, Mr Jones (Irving Berlin)
9bWhere Did You Get That Hat? (Joseph J Sullivan & James Rolmaz)
10aLittle People (Alain Boublil & Claude Michel Schonberg. From: Les Misérables)
10bWhen Britain Really Ruled The Waves (Gilbert & Sullivan. From: From Iolanthe)
11Reprise Of Song 1
12My Old Man (Said Follow the Van) (Fred W Leigh & Charles Collins)
13a42nd Street (Music: Harry Warren. Lyrics: Al Dubin. From: 42nd Street)
13bChampagne Charlie (Music: Alfred Lee. Lyrics: George Leybourne)
14aDoin' What Comes Nat'rally (Irving Berlin. From: Annie Get Your Gun)
14bBurlington Bertie (Harry B Norris)
15Reprise Of Song 9
16aMusic! Music! Music! (Stephan Weiss & Bernie Baum)
16bThere Is A Tavern In The Town (William H Hills)
17Reprise Of Song 16
18Reprise Of Song 1
19At The Discretion Of The Production
Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Medieval
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 5
Setting: Forest, Castle Interior, Village, Street, A Room, 'Other Location' and Front-of-Curtain
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: less than 1 known rude word per thousand.
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Mild swearwords
In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
A list of the suggested songs
Full-length play/musical. A family show, written for performance by a youth theatre company, but could be a mix of adults and children.
A faithful adaptation and well crafted dramatisation of the classic novel by Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper is a musical play suitable for secondary schools or Academies specialising in the performing arts. As well as historical interest it provides a challenging project for producing, directing, acting and technical disciplines in school or community settings


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