Two Acts, Book Musical, Pop / Rock, Rated PG
Original Broadway Version
Based on the hit film, an unscrupulous faith healer finds unsuspecting love and finally sees the light.
Love will get you every time…and one charismatic con-man is about to
find that out in the Tony nominated LEAP OF FAITH, based on the film of
name starring Steve Martin & Debra Winger. With a roof-raising
score by 8-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken (Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,
LITTLE SHOP OF
HORRORS, Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID), lyrics by Grammy-winner Glenn
Slater (Disney's TANGLED), and a book by Janus Cercone & Tony-winner
(SIDE MAN), LEAP OF FAITH boasts a tour-de-force creative team and is
sure to have your audiences dancing in the aisles.
The "Reverend" Jonas Nightingale, an electrifying performer and con
artist, is travelling with his ministry when his bus breaks down in a
town. The part-time reverend and full-time crook pitches a tent and
invites the locals to a revival. The sheriff, a woman named Marla
determined to stop Jonas from separating the townspeople from their
money, and Jonas' real challenge arises when he meets the sheriff and
her son, whose
love forces an ultimate cynic to take a real leap of faith.
A moving tribute to the power of faith, LEAP OF FAITH is a perfect show
for organizations looking to entertain as well as inspire their
Nightengale is a powerhouse role, providing the perfect opportunity to
showcase a true star performer as well as an ensemble that can bring the
with sensational songs and explosive choreography.
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The orchestrations for John & Jen were done by MTI author/composer Jason Robert Brown.