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Evie & the Birdman

A fast moving high-energy show aimed at high school students, young adults and all those who can remember being young.

  • Full Length Musical
  • Australian, Backing Tracks, Comedy/Drama

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Target Audience: Young Adult, High School, Adult
  • Orchestra Size: Backing Tracks Available.

  • Performance Group:
  • Community Theatre, College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre, High School/Secondary
In the small country town of Tullamana, a farewell party is being held for Lester Lawrence and Evelyn Mcgrath. Lester is leaving to sign a recording contract with the business conglomerate ‘B.I.G.’ and Evelyn is to be his manager.  

Unbeknown to Evie or Lester, the board of ‘B.I.G.’ are up to their ears in insider trading schemes and have set Lester up to be their much needed share market disaster. They unleash the luscious, slinky PR girl Miss Yahwhohow on to the gullible Lester. Upon arrival our hero is seduced and bamboozled into choosing Miss Yahwhohow over Evelyn as his manager.

Evie & The Birdman is a wild, totally original piece of contemporary, pop musical theatre with a very memorable and varied score. It’s fast moving and aimed at high school students, young adults and all those who can remember being young.

Music Samples: 
Evie & the Birdman Medley

"The new Australian musical Evie and the Birdman... It is sensational."

"A high energy show with lots of audience participation."

"Author/Composer John Field has established himself as Australia's Andrew Lloyd Webber, with many show-stopping numbers which deserve to become standards."

  • Casting: 2M, 2F, 7M or F
  • Casting Notes: The show needs a minium of 9 cast members, but has no real maximum.

  • Lester Lawrence
    Evelyn Mcgrath
    Lester's Father
    Miss Yahwhohow
  • The Tullamana locals could number anywhere from 6 to 30; similarly the B.I.G. business people and the narrators. Within the locals, business people, and narrators there are some individual singing roles that need to be cast.
  • All the ensemble roles can by played by the same people if need be.