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'Benny Manhattan And The Caponi Diamond' by Carol Hill - songs and additional information.

'Benny Manhattan And The Caponi Diamond' by Carol Hill
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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
1Bye, Bye Blackbird (Ray Henderson)
2New York, New York! (John Kander and Fred Ebb)
3Money, Money, Money! (John Kander)
4Cabaret (John Kander and Fred Ebb)
5Sunny Side of the Street (Jimmy McHugh)
6Let's Face the Music and Dance (Irving Berlin)
7They Can't Take that Away from Me! (George Gershwin)
8Let's Call the Whole Thing Off! (George and Ira Gershwin)
9Cabaret - second time through (John Kander and Fred Ebb)
Period and Geography
Location: USA. Time Period: 1920 to 1939
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 5
Setting: Dining Room, Cafe/Bar/Restaurant, Meeting Room, Street, A Room, 'Other Location' and Front-of-Curtain
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats and Customised Furniture
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
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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
A list of suggested music
A synopsis of the plot
Costume notes
A gangster farce in two acts, suitable for youth performers, with various settings.
The bumbling Manhattan gang, led by Benny Manhattan, get themselves embroiled in double crossings with the Caponi family. A bank robbery runs into difficulties when the Caponi diamond is inadvertently, or perhaps deliberately, included in the Manhattan's haul.


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