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BoyBand - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

BoyBand

Peter Quilter

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

7m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573019555

BoyBand
by Peter Quilter

A topical, light-hearted look at the pop music business, charting the turbulent rise to fame of a fictitious band - Freedom. During a live performance at Wembley the five young stars take us back to the beginning, revealing the gritty truth. Please n…

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Description

Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - Various simple locations created within an open stage.  Strong dynamic lighting an advantage.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Play w/ Music, Multimedia

Interior Set, Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Opportunity for Spectacle

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Large Stage

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

From West End

Presented for a summer season at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End prior to productions in Cape Town, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Parnu and Bratislava.
The rise and fall of a fictional Boyband, told with dynamic energy, great humour, and great songs


"It's hard to wipe the smile off your face when Peter Quilter's new musical suddenly rocks into dazzling, deafening action...a song-and-dance workout of awesome laser-guided precision - It would be hard to find a tighter, more electric show than Boyband" (Sunday Times, London)

"The audience screamed the place down...a triumph!" (Daily Mail)

World Premiere at Derby Playhouse March 1999.  Transferred to the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End, May 1999.
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CASTING

7m, 3f

CHORUS SIZE

No Chorus

M7 (young, 30s) F3 (young, 20s) with doubling
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MUSICAL STYLE

Pop/Rock

VOCAL DEMANDS

Moderate

Author
Peter Quilter

Peter Quilter

Peter Quilter's plays have been presented in major theatres in 38 countries around the world and translated into 27 languages. He has had a hit show on Broadway and three successful plays in London's West End. Peter has twice been nominated for the Olivier Award (Best New Play 2011 and Best New Comedy 2006) and his Broadway debut was nominated for three Tony Awards. view full profile

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