One Act, Book Musical, Rated G
Theatre for Young Audiences Version
Mother Goose is back in this musical revue featuring the greatest nursery rhymes set to the catchiest tunes.
This a wacky revue mixing well-loved folk songs with a crazy collection of melody and fun introduces Mother Goose to a whole new generation of audiences. Enormously popular, the
original production of A POCKETFUL OF RHYMES - staged with only a chair
and six blocks -
played limited engagements on Broadway and even inspired a CBS
A POCKETFUL OF RHYMES is an energetic musical revue featuring Mother
Goose's "greatest hits." Classic nursery rhymes are set to a catchy
as Mother Goose teaches her young friends a variety of lessons.
Moving through a variety of styles of 20th Century American music,
Mother Goose and the
kids explore favorites like "The Spider and The Fly", "Yankee Doodle
Dandy" and "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star." They end with Mother Goose
story of a thousand years of human civilization in music and rhyme.
A POCKETFUL OF RHYMES is perfect for companies looking to do a show
with featured roles for children. With no dancing requirement and
minimal set needs,
the show is easy to produce. The tuneful score paired with timeless
stories makes A POCKETFUL OF RHYMES a theatrical staple.
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Irving Berlin never learned to read music or to write it. He hummed or sang his songs to a secretary, who wrote them down in musical notation.