One Act, Book Musical, Rated G
Broadway Junior Version
The new kid in town takes to the sky in Stephen Schwartz' charming tale of imagination and fresh starts. (60 MINUTE VERSION FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS) Based on the children's book "The Trip" by Ezra Jack Keats
and featuring a score by Grammy Award Winning composer Stephen Schwartz
Pippin) Captain Louie JR.is a delightfully fresh and touching story perfectly suited for young performers.
Louie has just moved to a new town and is nervous to make new
friends. Alone in his room he takes flight in his imagination back to
his old neighborhood
where he spends Halloween with his colorful crew of chums. Over the
course of trick-or-treating and being introduced to the new kid in that
Louie discovers that making new friends is nothing to be afraid of.
Captain Louie JR.calls
for a medium-sized cast, though Louie’s old neighborhood can encompass
additional cast members as needed. As the majority of Louie’s journey
takes place on his imaginary journey, set design and costume options
abound!Most of all, Captain Louie is about friendship -- the ability to make new friends and the importance of old ones.
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Broadway audiences at the original production of Triumph Of Love were greeted by the sight of a huge gold cloth covering the set. During the music that opens the show, the cloth was slowly lifted into the flies revealing a stylistic topiary maze garden.