1 Act, Book Musical, Pop / Rock, Rated G
Broadway Junior Version
13 year-old problem solver Edwina dishes out advice with the help of her friends and a little song and dance. (60 Minute Version for Young Performers)
At last a musical that features a cast of nearly all girl performers! Dear Edwina JR. follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver extraordinaire Edwina Spoonapple as she directs the neighborhood kids in a series of buoyant production numbers as part of the latest edition of her weekly "Advice-A-Palooza" extravaganza. Featuring a host of supporting roles that can be distributed widely or doubled (or even tripled) depending on your cast size, Dear Edwina JR. provides a perfect opportunity to showcase your young performers.
Written in the episodic style of Schoolhouse Rock Live!, Dear Edwina JR. is the perfect “girl power” musical for a new generation.
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The part of Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, was originally written for Phil Silvers. Both he and Milton Berle turned down the role, leaving Zero Mostel, to create one of the most legendary characters in musical comedy.