1 Act, Book Musical, Rated G
KIDS Collection Version
Disney's beloved "man cub" marches his way through the jungle as he learns what it means to be human. (30 Minute Version for Young Performers)
The jungle is jumpin’ with jazz in Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic film, this
musical includes all your favorite Disney tunes, like “The Bare
Necessities,” and “I Wan’na Be Like You.”
On the run
from Shere Khan, a ferocious tiger who has banished him from the
jungle, a human boy named Mowgli is aided by an agile panther named
Bagheera. Along the way, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd
of elephants, and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the
swingin’ musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous
encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera
are forced to run for their lives. Shere Khan returns, leading our
protagonists to rally their follow jungle creatures into battle and
restore peace to the jungle.
Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS has a large, expandable ensemble and
many strong featured roles for good singers, all of which can be
performed by boys or girls. Several roles, including Baloo and King
Louie, are great for kids with strong comedic skills. The chorus can be
expanded to include various animals, trees, plants, rocks, or any other
jungle inhabitants you can think of! The monkey chorus and elephant
toops also provide great opportunities for filling the stage. Many
numbers involve the full chorus in easy unison singing. With colorful
characters and plenty of toe-tapping rhythm, Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for
audiences of all ages.
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In 1978, Ain’t Misbehavin’ won the Tony® Award for “Best Musical”—the first time in the history of the awards a revue was so honored.