Maverick’s Top 2016 School Musical for March

gail2Still looking for your 2016 school musical? With so many to choose from, we thought we’d lend a hand by selecting a range of titles for you that are tried, tested and terrific!  All have garnered great reviews from teachers, schools and directors around the globe.

These hand-picked titles include rehearsal CD’s with vocals, comprehensive band-parts crisply printed for your school, and other resources. Don’t have a school band? You also have the choice of fantastic backing CD’s for performance.

With secure and streamlined ordering facilities, your script and license will be in your online account immediately – and your music package winging its way to you same day you order, no matter where you are.

Why not take a look at these titles that are being produced so often?  Sample packages are available online for all our musicals to assess with your production team first. With so many titles to choose from, if you’re still unsure, please feel free to contact me for advice or recommendations. Meantime – happy browsing!

Gail Denver
Maverick Musicals


2016 School Musicals Bats

Have a monster time with this loveable, large cast of creepies and fun characters! This hilarious musical is accompanied by vibrant, foot-tapping tunes and your students will love playing it.…
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Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands is everything your school wants in a 2016 school musical – a self-contained story with original songs – and it’s easy to stage. Give your cast the chance to live out their own dreams of stardom! Read More.


2016 School Musicals Man of Steel

Written especially for young people, it’s full of fun, with fast-moving action, larger than life characters and really spectacular chorus numbers.High school musical scripts don’t come any better than this!  Read more.


2016 School Musicals Compass Rose & the Birdnesters

Written by Timothy Tuck is a thrilling musical adventure set on Easter Island. This exciting, colourful and large cast escapade of exploration has been produced especially for junior to intermediate students to perform! Perfect 2016 school musical material! Read more.


2016 School MusicalRadio Active

Radio Active is nostalgia as we’d like to remember it. Opportunities for a multi-media approach. This musical heads back to the ’40s with jitterbug and jive, with your choice of band-parts or performance CD. Read more.


little-starsLittle Stars

A great new rock’n’roll musical – perfect for senior primary to lower and middle high school students. Follow the behind the scenes story of five finalists (and their neurotic parents) as they compete in the national singing competition seeking the next … Little Star!  Read more.


2016 School Musicals Creepytown

With an 11-track original musical soundtrack, and a chorus of vampires, werewolves, zombies and witches, Creepytown is a fun and action packed show which is sure to bring the house down! Read more.


youre-historyYou’re History

When a nerdy teenager turns a portable classroom into a time machine, a mischievous detention class is sent hurtling back through history! You’re History! will be a smash hit with the young, the old and the ancient! Read more.


gladiatorsGladiators

Set in Ancient Rome, this relevant musical cleverly takes the audience back and forth from Rome to present day. It is full of surprises and highly entertaining. Oh, and did we say, it is a very funny show? Read more.

 


2016 School Musicals

The Pirate Queen

Set in Ireland and based on  the exploits of Grace O’Malley, the original Pirate Queen, this sparkling new musical is a rollicking show. Loads of colourful characters give this musical variety and appeal, 2016 school musical material. Read more.

 


We’re Here to Help

With many more 2016 school musicals to choose from in our range, we hope you enjoy browsing our samples packages and find that perfect show for your school or group. Please contact me for a chat or send us an email about what you really need – and we’ll try our hardest to find you the right production!

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Febuary School Musicals

Welcome back to another great year of School Musicals. We can’t wait to tempt you with two exciting new releases. Or if you’re not sure exactly what you need, and would like some recommendations, send us an email and we’ll do our best to match your students with the right musical for your school.

Happy browsing!

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Here’s a new-release school musical for junior high to intermediate students just crawling with great leads, plenty of chorus vampires, witches, zombies and werewolves – and a score to die for! Your auditions will be packed, as this large cast whole of school show means everyone can get in on the act. Find the sample pack to download here.

Read more about Creepytown.

 

 

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We’re also delighted to offer you Tim Tuck’s great new musical

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Compass Rose & the Birdnesters by Timothy Tuck is a thrilling musical adventure set on Easter Island. This exciting, colourful and large cast escapade of exploration has been produced especially for junior to intermediate students to perform!

Additionally to your normal musicals package (available to order online) everything –  the script, music and graphics resources are also available as a USB “Musical on a Stick” option – meaning you get so many more tremendous production resources to make your production really sparkle.

The script (and songs) include a fascinating peek into the the language spoken by some of Easter Island’s population, with some authentic easy to learn Rapa Nui language.

The Story

An ocean away in the far Pacific, the HMS Shearwater, with famous explorer Captain McAlister at the helm, is nearing the mysterious ‘Island at the End of World’. Locked in her cabin for disobedience (and not doing her homework) is his wanna-be explorer daughter, Constance Rose. But she escapes the ship to Easter Island – to fulfil her dream of becoming a famous explorer. Already on the supposedly deserted island is ex-pirate Captain Jack Daw and his crew, illegally birdnesting – collecting rare eggs for a rich baron back in England. Left behind when her father sails away, the feisty Constance Rose has great fun chasing local wildlife, chatting with magic statues and of course, sinking pirate ships – much to the consternation of her friend Poki, the Island Chief’s son …Read More

Click here for your sample package of script, musical and graphics resources!

What’s on the Compass Rose “Musical on a Stick” USB?

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You’ll have full flexibility and control of all these great resources for your rehearsals and production:
  • Script with all Slides Cued
  • Background, linguistic and historical information about Easter Island to share with your students
  • Comprehensive Power Point presentation (including a user guide) consists of 122 beautifully done slides. In the original production theses were used to enhance the background scenery but they can also be used as a replacement for all your background scenery.
  • Scaled Backdrop and Stage Plans
  • Scene, Costume Gallery and Song Guides
  • All songs as rehearsal tracks with vocals and additionally as backing tracks for performance
  • Poster template

We’re Here to Help

With many plays and musicals to choose from in our range, we hope you enjoy browsing our samples packages to find that perfect script for your students. Please contact me for a chat or send us an email about what you really need – and we’ll try our hardest to find you the right play.

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New School Musical – Compass Rose & the Birdnesters

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New School Musical for Junior to Intermediate Students

New school musical, Rose & the Birdnesters by Timothy Tuck is a thrilling musical adventure set on Easter Island. This exciting, colourful and large cast escapade of exploration has been produced especially for junior to intermediate students to perform!

Want to get organised for your 2016 school musical hit? Why not order Compass Rose & the Birdnesters now – but pay in the first term of 2016? Pre-book your order for the package you want here if this best suits your school budget. Additionally, all the script, music and graphics resources are also available on a USB “Musical on a Stick” – meaning you get so many more tremendous production resources to make your production really sparkle.

The script (and songs) include a fascinating peek into the the language spoken by some of Easter Island’s population, with some authentic easy to learn Rapa Nui language.

The Story

An ocean away in the far Pacific, the HMS Shearwater, with famous explorer Captain McAlister at the helm, is nearing the mysterious ‘Island at the End of World’. Locked in her cabin for disobedience (and not doing her homework) is his wanna-be explorer daughter, Constance Rose. But she escapes the ship to Easter Island – to fulfil her dream of becoming a famous explorer. Already on the supposedly deserted island is ex-pirate Captain Jack Daw and his crew, illegally birdnesting – collecting rare eggs for a rich baron back in England. Left behind when her father sails away, the feisty Constance Rose has great fun chasing local wildlife, chatting with magic statues and of course, sinking pirate ships – much to the consternation of her friend Poki, the Island Chief’s son … Read More

Click here for your sample package of script, musical and graphics resources!

What’s on the Compass Rose “Musical on a Stick” USB?

school plays and musicals

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You’ll have full flexibility and control of all these great resources for your rehearsals and production:
  • Script with all Slides Cued
  • Background, linguistic and historical information about Easter Island to share with your students
  • Comprehensive Power Point presentation (including a user guide) consists of 122 beautifully done slides. In the original production theses were used to enhance the background scenery but they can also be used as a replacement for all your background scenery.
  • Scaled Backdrop and Stage Plans
  • Scene, Costume Gallery and Song Guides
  • All songs as rehearsal tracks with vocals and additionally as backing tracks for performance
  • Poster template

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Spectacular School Shows for Your Year’s End

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As we head towards the end of another year, a huge variety of school productions are in full swing all over the place.  Some directors are still thinking about squeezing in their last school musical for 2015 – or perhaps you prefer to finish off a successful performance calendar with a lively school play? We’ve come up with suggestions for both, so grab a coffee, take a seat and get comfy as you take a look at the possibilities we’ve selected for your consideration. You can view free samples here!
For those wanting a big and bright musical school end, try the following:

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A Christmas Carol

This musical is faithful to the spirit and detail of the original story by Charles Dickens and retains all the charm and vitality. The show has plenty of big street scenes and chorus numbers and with about 30 individual speaking parts it provides excellent engagement possibilities for schools. Read more.

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Bollywood Crazy

Indian doctor, Bandhu Tanwar takes his Australian-born wife and two teenagers to India for a ?trip of a life-time?. The family is in for many surprises as they experience a traditional culture and family that challenges the life to which they are now accustomed. Ideal for large school casts. Read More.

 

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Creepytown

With an 11-track original musical soundtrack, and a chorus of vampires, werewolves, zombies and witches, Creepytown is a fun and action-packed show which is sure to bring the house down! Not to mention sending your make-up department into a frenzy of creepy creativity. Read more.

 

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Go Noah!

Maverick Musicals answer to Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, this fun-filled contemporary musical follows the Noah story…but with a few unexpected twists !  Go Noah! is sure to be a hit with performers and parents alike. Read more.

 

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Nativity

A new, fresh and non-‘precious’ look at the  Bible story, Nativity could be described as a chamber musical. With two 40 minute acts, this is an easy to stage show that’s just a perfect way to end your theatrical year, requiring no elaborate sets or costumes.  Read more.

 

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Noel

Noel is a bright new retelling of the age-old Christmas Story. All the usual Christmas characters are present. There’s lots of music – some old some new – lots of fun and lots of scope to involve an entire school in presenting the Christmas Story. Read more.

 

Fun School Plays

If you’re looking for some real fun in a school play, for scripts with medium to large casts, these are our most popular. 

 

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Fairytale High

Here is a loads of fun, light-hearted play sending up a range of well known fairytales and characters but in a modern day high school setting, many of the laughs coming from the characters use of colloquial language and sayings! A perfect script for use in schools due to the large cast and production level.
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Finding Jamie Ryan

This is a play about the pitfalls, predicaments and perils of a place we call High School. So, naturally, it?s an ideal play for secondary school students, whether it?s in the classroom or on the stage! With its large, flexible cast of typical high school characters, Finding Jamie Ryan comically captures the mishaps and absurdities of school life. Read more.

 

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Four Funerals and a Wedding

Are you a drama teacher struggling to find scripts suitable for the whole class – a class full of students with a range of abilities? Then this is just the play for you! With characters like the redoubtable Detectives Mouldy and Sculler, the tale is given a different twist as it combines a whodunit with a love story to produce a lively and entertaining script.  Read more.

 

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Kill Jill

Big Brother meets Kill Bill meets Jack (of Beanstalk fame) … Mix these together to create Kill Jill. A clever script exploring the hot topical issues of homeowners defending themselves.  This is a very suitable as a senior drama student piece. Read more.

 

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Reality Dreams

This winner of the 2004 STAR Awards for best new full length play is a satirical look at the material desires for fame, money and prestige, as presented through the latest phenomenon ? reality TV. Quirky, with plenty of laughs and the side that is rarely seen on these shows – ? the effects of failure.  Read more.

 

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Running Battle

The central theme of this play is the gap between parents and children. It is explored humorously through the decision taken by a pair of middle-aged parents to run a marathon to raise money for charity. Drama extensions and viewpoints for discussion included. Read more.

 

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Sequinned Suits and Platform Boots

A glam-rock tribute play, Sequinned Suits and Platform Boots affectionately recalls the glittering fun, flamboyant music and fashion of the 70?s through one teenage boy?s simultaneous ambitions to be a star and to woo local girl of his dreams, Lorraine Izoff. Read more.

 

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Seven Deadly Sins

We all have transgressed at least one of the Seven Deadly Sins, and that?s what this show?s about! Set as a ?Welcome-to-Hell? orientation lecture, this play recaps all seven sins and sets each of them in a different hilarious scene and in a different  style.
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The Blame Game

It is a typical Saturday night and a group of young friends are preparing to go out. The play follows the friends, and also their parents, as both groups plan to enjoy an evening with friends, highlighting the role drinking plays in the lives of all ages – and how it can affect us. Read more.

 

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The Dilemma of Deidre Dearheart

Deidre, a sickly sweet young woman and her ancient, care-worn mother are about to be evicted from their home for non payment of the rent. Desperate Despard Dunnybox, the wicked squire, appears and offers a wicked solution. He suggests that Deirdre should become his wife but she bravely resists him.
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The Scottish Play

Treat your audiences to a laughter-filled production with this almost Pythonesque script – an hilarious ensemble piece.
Take a fresh faced director straight out of university, introduce him to a regional ?Little Theatre? group via a Regional Development Grant… and see what happens!
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