alphabetical author index

latest

news


School Musicals by Andrew Lloyd Webber
7 Jun

When Sunset Boulevard joined School of Rock, CATS and The Phantom of The Opera in February 2017 on Broadway, Andrew Lloyd Webber became the only person to equal the record set in 1953 by Rodgers and Hammerstein with four Broadway shows running concurrently.

With backing tracks, shorter running times, and other resources available, these Andrew Lloyd Webber shows are perfectly suited for young performers. So why not choose from one of the greats when planning your next show?

CATS (ABRIDGED)
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T.S. Eliot.
Short Musical, Rock Musical
CASTING: 8M, 6F, 4M or F

Since CATS first opened on the West End stage in 1981, it has become one of the world's best known and best loved musicals. Based on the universally popular poetry of T.S. Eliot, CATS tells the story, in song and dance, of the annual gathering of Jellicle Cats at which time one special cat is selected to ascend to the Heaviside layer. 
The CATS Abridged Edition has been developed with junior groups and schools in mind and is available to groups with a performing age of 14 and under. The Abridged Edition Backing Track is approximately 75 minutes in length and has been developed with younger Jellicles in mind.

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Tim Rice.
Short Musical, Rock Musical, Biblical
CASTING: 17M, 1F, 1M or F

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colours comes to vibrant life in this delightful parable. Joseph, his father's favourite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock 'n' roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless.
Developed with children of a junior age in mind, the running time of the Backing Track CD is approximately 60 minutes in length. This fantastic new resource, recorded with live musicians, has been created to add some Technicolor to your production!

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Tim Rice.
Full Length Musical, Melodrama, 1930s - 1950s
CASTING: 3M, 2F, plus Ensemble

EVITA brings to life the dynamic, larger-than-life persona of Eva Peron. Beginning with a young and ambitious Eva, the production follows her meteoric rise to sainthood. The story tells of the enormous wealth and power she gained and the means by which she became the beloved Evita. Told through a compelling scores that fuses haunting chorales with exuberant Latin, pop and jazz influences, EVITA creates an arresting theatrical portrait as complex as the woman herself.
Realtime Music Solutions (RMS) are available to help perform a full theatrical version of this Tony Award-winning show. To make the most of EVITA in the classroom, an educational resource package is also available.

Find all of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals HERE!

Other News

22 Jun
Who Loves Me? By John Field

WHO LOVES ME? is a fast, new, modern pop musical about coffee, obsession, the mambo, fireworks and love on the six o’clock news.


Read More
21 Jun
The Music of Irving Berlin

Putting on a show? Irving Berlin's music is featured across a range of classic Broadway musicals from 'Annie Get Your Gun' to the 2017 Tony Nominee 'Holiday Inn.'


Read More
14 Jun
Tams-Witmark Musicals for Young Performers

Broadway musicals specially adapted for school aged children.


Read More
12 Jun
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Now available for schools, colleges and universities to perform for the first time in Australasia.*


Read More
7 Jun
School Musicals by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Bring the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber to your school!


Read More
31 May
June Stocktake Sale

Selected scripts on sale for only $10.


Read More
24 May
New Plays from Samuel French

New plays from Samuel French, including 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist, The Wolves.


Read More
18 May
Broadway Licensing

MUSICALS THAT HAVE RECEIVED ON AND OFF BROADWAY RUNS IN NEW YORK CITY


Read More
26 Apr
Annoucement - STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL

ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL TO REPRESENT
STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL
In Australia and New Zealand.


Read More
19 Apr
Plays of War and Remembrance

April 25th, 2014 - 2018
100 years since Australia's involvement in the First World War.

If you're planning on marking this centenary in your theatrical group, here are some plays written about conflict, currently available to licence.

Lest We Forget.


Read More

See All News