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'Can't Explain' by Steve Smith - songs and additional information.

'Can't Explain' by Steve 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
1Paint It Black (Music: Keith Richards. Lyrics: Mick Jagger. Sung By: The Rolling Stones)
2Help (John Lennon & Sir Paul McCartney. Sung By: The Beatles)
3I Am A Rock (Paul Simon)
4I Wanna Be Your Dog (Dave Alexander, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton & Iggy Pop)
5Doo Wah Diddy (Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich)
6Can’t Explain (Pete Townshend. Sung By: The Who)
7You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away (John Lennon & Sir Paul McCartney. Sung By: The Beatles)
8Rock And Roll Music (Chuck Berry)
9Moonage Daydream (David Bowie)
10The Seeker (Pete Townshend. Sung By: The Who)
11Respect (Otis Redding. Sung by: Aretha Franklin)
12Hang On To Yourself (David Bowie)
13I Only Want To Be With You (Mike Hawker & Ivor Raymonde. Sung By: Dusty Springfield)
14Purple Haze (Jimmy Hendrix)
15(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Mick Jagger & Keith Richards. Sung By: The Rolling Stones)
16My Generation (Pete Townshend. Sung By: The Who)
17Think (Jimmy McCracklin & Don Robey )
Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Now
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 3
Setting: Living Room, Park and Classroom
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
8 to 12
13 to 16
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: 7 rude words per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Sexual swearwords
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
A list of the suggested songs
Costume notes
Musical play set in a high school (or other form of secondary education establishment). Contains mild swearing.
Lou Harris is trying to cope with his Dad walking out and has buried himself in the music collection he left behind. His friends want him to get a grip, but when he does shape up, they do'nt like the person he becomes. Can he find the right balance?


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