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Show Support is part of our Questions & Answers Help section, where you can pose questions and offer solutions to the entire Broadway Junior™ community.

Along with your fellow teachers and producers, our educational expert, Cindy Ripley, is always available to help you with every challenge. From licensing and casting your show to creating costumes and special effects, Show Support will help simplify your process and bring your production to life.  Want to know how to make Aladdin’s magic carpet fly or how to turn Ariel from a mermaid into a princess? Ask it here – we’ve got you covered. 

Questions & Answers

July 30, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach JR.
Hi. I'm looking for suggestions on how to make the peach grow, in James and the giant peach Junior. Our production will not use lights unfortunately. Our stage is quite small, we have no budget, and the kids are 6 to 10 years old. Any ideas?
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July 06, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS
Costs for materials and performance rights
Hello! I am looking to do "Jungle Book Kids" with our summer theater youth workshop in 2018 and need to write up an estimated cost. Could you get me the estimated cost for materials, performance rights etc.? We are a non-profit, community theater. We would have two performances and we only house about 300 people in our theater. We would want to purchase the video license as well. Thanks for your help! Desiree Brown
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July 06, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Into the Woods JR.
Original Songs
Hi, my question is that if you are doing into the woods jr. and you want to say have the original full length song, could you do that?
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June 29, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Hairspray JR.
How to adapt it to non-diverse cast?
Very similar to other questions, I'm directing this with a non direct show: ideas on how to adapt it? Thanks!
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June 10, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Hairspray JR.
Non-Diverse Cast
My Middle School students have expressed enthusiasm in doing Hairspray JR. next year. However, unfortunately our school, or cast, does not have a large diverse population. I'm wondering if and how this can be adapted for my students, while still staying true to the story.
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May 17, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Hairspray JR.
Also lacking diversity in casting, wondering how other people dealt with this?
Hi! Kind of in the same boat as everyone else - I'm directing for a summer camp that's not super ethnically diverse, is there a way to address this without being disrespectful? If anyone has any ideas, please email me at morganingari@gmail.com. Thank you!
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May 15, 2017
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Related shows or resources: The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley JR.
Two versions of Flat Stanley
My organization needs to keep our children's shows to an hour - and limit the cast size to between 10 and 12 . Which version of Flat Stanley do you recommend - TYA or JR.?
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May 01, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Disney's The Lion King JR.
Showkit
Is there a way to buy the showkit for Lion King Jr without the djembe set? I have a djembes that have the african print and will still incorporate them into the show.
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April 27, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR.
Availability
Is this show available yet?
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April 06, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Singin' in the Rain JR.
Is this show now available to purchase the rights? Has anyone done it in a middle school?
Middle School
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