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'Too Many Fish' by Alison Smith - songs and additional information.

'Too Many Fish' by Alison Smith
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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
1Sweet Talkin’ Guy (By Barbara J Baer, Doug Morris, Eliot Greenberg & Robert Michael Schwartz. Sung by The Chiffons.)
2Heard it Through the Grapevine (By Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield. Sung by Marvin Gaye.)
3Signed, Sealed, Delivered (By Lee Garretti, Lula Mae Harnaway, Stevie Wonder & Syreeta Wright. Sung by Stevie Wonder.)
4Walkin’ Miracle (By Adam R Levy, George David Weiss, Hugo E Peretti & Luigi Creatore. Sung by Limmie & Family Cookin)
5Just my Imagination (By Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield. Sung by The Temptations.)
6Natural Woman (By Carole King, Gerald Wexler, Gerry Goffin & Jerry Wexler. Sung by Carole King.)
7Wonderful World (By Herb Alpert, Lou Adler & Sam Cooke. Sung by Sam Cooke.)
8Try a Little Tenderness (By Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly & Harry M Woods. Sung by Otis Redding.)
9The Snake (By Robert S Kelly & Darian Morgan. Sung by Al Wilson.)
10Saturday Night at the Movies (By Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil. Sung by The Drifters.)
11Too Many Fish in the Sea (By Edward Holland & Norman Whitfield. Sung by The Marvelettes.)
12Third Finger Left Hand (By Brian Holland, Edward Holland & Lamont Herbert Dozier. Sung by Martha and the Vandellas.)
13All the King's Horses (By Aretha Franklin.)
14Natural Woman (By Carole King, Gerald Wexler, Gerry Goffin & Jerry Wexler. Sung by Mary J Blige.)
15When Will I See You Again (By Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff. Sung by The Three Degrees.)
Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Now
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 3
Setting: Kitchen, Shop/Store and A Room
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats and Practical Doors/Windows
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
21 to 35
36 to 50
51 to 65
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: 2 rude words per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Sexual swearwords
Mild swearwords
Potential blasphemy
Sexual slurs
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
A synopsis of the plot
Descriptions of the characters
A description of the set requirements
Costume notes
Miscellaneous notes from the author
Two-act musical comedy. Three sets. Adult content and language.
All of life is on display in The Happy Onion, the local shop, sorry, Upper Wallop’s Finest Delicatessen: Sandra’s dealing with her divorce, Brenda with her abusive husband, and Bert the owner with his unrequited love and a big, fake, fish.


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