One Act, Book Musical, Rated G
Broadway Junior Version
The pint-sized, pin-striped classic is a tongue-in-cheek tribute to the gangster films of the 1920s. (60 MINUTE VERSION FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS)
Based on the hit 1976 film starring a preteen Scott Baio and Jodi Foster and featuring a catchy, swinging score by the composer of The Muppet Movie, Bugsy Malone JR. is good, clean, comedic fun!
Two gangs, comprised completely of children, in a fictitious city, comprised completely of children, are in a 1920's rivalry of Capone-ian standards. Dandy Dan's gang has gotten the upper hand since obtaining the "splurge" gun (a weapon that shoots whip cream). Now Fat Sam and his bumbling buffoons are in real trouble! Bugsy Malone, a one-time boxer, is thrust not-so-willingly into the gangster limelight, when he becomes the last chance Fat Sam's gang has of surviving. All busy really wants to do is spend time with his new love Blousey; but that just isn't in the cards for our hero.
Bugsy Malone JR. includes a chorus, which may be expanded by adding as many members to Dandy Danís and Fat Samís gangs as your stage can accommodate. The Grand Slam Girls can also be expanded to incorporate more singing and dancing girls!
Bugsy Malone JR. is only available to license in the United States and Canada.
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With the opening of Miss Saigon, producer Cameron Mackintosh had four productions playing on Broadway simultaneously (the other three being Cats, Phantom of the Opera and Les Misťrables).