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CHILDREN'S OPERAS: The Light Princess
 

THE LIGHT PRINCESS

a children's musical based on the tale by George MacDonald

story adaptation by Michael Lerner

music and most lyrics by Susan Hulsman Bingham

other lyrics by George MacDonald,
Susannah Kirby and Beth Slepian

Illustration by Susan Bingham

VOICING:

 

trebles

CAST:

 

(in order of appearance)Guard, Nurse Florence Nightingale, King, Prince, Nurse Mary Poppins, Kickinthepants, Cat, Beggar, Kopy Keck, James Bond, Princess, Sir Sockstain, Princess Makemnoit, Sidekick, Queen, Guard, Patontheback, Hum Drum, Cook, Guard Larry, Guard Jessica, Lady Chamberlain

ACCOMPANIMENT:

 

piano, synthesizer

CHORUS:

 

no

DANCE:

 

optional

PROPS:

 

homespun

TEXT SOURCE:

 

George MacDonald story

LANGUAGE:

 

English

MUSICAL STYLE:

 

tonal, melodic, lyrical

SCENES:

 

one

SOUND SAMPLE:

 

Hear a clip from a live performance of this piece.
Hear a second clip.

DURATION:

 

60 minutes

PREMIER:

 

Foote School Summer Theater Program, Foote School, New Haven, CT, 1991 • Stage direction by Michael Lerner, Sophia Salguero and Jennifer Schlusberg choreography by Sophia Salguero

 
SYNOPSIS

A jealous aunt puts a curse on an infant princess, resulting in the princess's having no gravity -- either in weight or character. Much later she discovers the antidote to the spell.

 

Piano/vocal/percussion score of THE LIGHT PRINCESS: $75. Price includes shipping within the US; it also includes performance rights and permission to make sufficient copies of the score for cast members and accompanists for one season.

PDF files of THE LIGHT PRINCESS may be sent as attachments to your email address. If you wish to take advantage of this option, score costs are considerably lower. Cost of PDF file of score and libretto: $45 .




DVD of THE LIGHT PRINCESS: $28. Price includes shipping within the US.



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