Full Length Musical, Comedy / 10m, 7f
This abridged, 90-minute version, is perfect for school groups. Goodbye gray skies, hello blue! Happy days are here again with Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph and the unforgettable "king of cool" Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli. Based on the hit Paramount Pictures television series, Happy Days, A New…
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"If you like Grease you will love Happy Days. A power house, rock and roll trip down memory lane, HAPPY DAYS IS NOT TO BE MISSED!" - New York Daily News
"A family show... and it brings back a cast of characters loved by millions of fans." -TalkingBroadway.com
"Very cool! TWO THUMBS UP!" - Los Angeles Daily News
"A real crowd pleaser!" - Hollywood Reporter
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- Time Period: 1950s
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
- Musical Style: Pop/Rock
- Vocal Demands: Easy
- Orchestra Size: Medium
ARTHUR "THE FONZ" FONZARELLI- The king of cool, sexy, funny, and loaded with charisma, older than the other kids. In his late teens, early 20's. He wears jeans, white t-shirt, leather jacket, and motorcycle boots at all times except when he works in the garage, when he wears mechanics coveralls.
RICHIE CUNNINGHAM - High school student, Fonzie’s best friend, all-American, honest, reliable.
PINKY TUSCADERO - Fonzie’s love interest, sexy, confi dent, tough and a body to die for. Motorcycle daredevil. Same age as Fonzie.
HOWARD CUNNINGHAM - Richie’s dad, the quintessential mid-western head of household. A man in his 40’s.
MARION CUNNINGHAM - Richie’s mom, warm, naïve and wise. In her 40’s.
JOANIE CUNNINGHAM - Richie’s younger sister, 15-16 years old, lovable, precocious and has a big crush on Chachi
CHARLES “CHACHI” ARCOLA - Fonzie’s cousin who tries to be just like him. Probably 15 or 16. Likes Joanie.
RALPH MALPH - High school buddy of Richie’s. He is the class clown.
WARREN “POTSIE”WEBBER - High school buddy of Richie’s, not very cool but tries hard to be. He is a bit of a nerd.
LEOPARD MANNY MOON- Howard's Leopard Lodge brother and principal of the High School
MYRON “COUNT” MALACHI - ½ of Malachi brothers, Fonzie’s nemesis,
greaser type, overly dramatic, in his 20’s
ELVIS - Elvis Presley circa late ‘50’s
LEOPARD MAC GATES - Howard’s Leopard Lodge brother
JUMPY MALACHI - Other ½ of the Malachi brothers, fi lled with nervous energy, greaser type, in his 20’s
JAMES DEAN - the 1950’s movie icon
ARNOLD DELVECCHIO - A man in his 50’s, owner of Arnold’s malt shop, member of the Leopard Lodge
LORI BETH ALLEN/CALENDAR GIRL - Sweet, lovely, “girl next door” type. Richie’s girlfriend, high school student
PINKETTE LOLA/ CAR HOP GIRL/CALENDAR GIRL/ENSEMBLE - hot looking dancer/singer
PINKETTE TINA/CAR HOP GIRL/CALENDAR GIRL/ENSEMBLE - hot looking dancer/singer
ENSEMBLE GIRL/CALENDAR GIRL - dancer/singer
ENSEMBLE BOY- dancer/singer
- Expandable casting
Doubled roles can be given to individual actors for larger casts or can be doubled in any way that is convenient for the production.