2 Acts, Book Musical, Pop / Rock, Rated PG-13
Original Broadway Version (2006)
The year is 1985 and the place is New Jersey when a wannabe rock star (professional wedding singer) is left at the alter and finally changes his tune. The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer'ssparkling new score does for the '80s what Hairspray did for the '60s. Just say yes to the most romantic musical in 20 years.
It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. He's the life of the party, until his own fiancee leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Enter Julia, a winsome waitress who wins his affection. As luck would have it, Julia is about to be married to a Wall Street shark, and unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a decade, the girl of his dreams will be gone forever.
The Wedding Singer features a large chorus with many featured roles for actors who sing, and dancers who act. This show works perfectly as a high school's featured musical or as the highlight of any regional season.
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The musical Redhead has a score by Albert Hague, best known as a Professor Shorofsky in the movie and TV series of "Fame."