Dream Date

by  James Osborne, Kevin Dowsett

Full Length Musical, Drama  /  17boy(s) or girl(s), 25 any gender

Dream Date is a teenage comic-strip magazine which crams its pages, and the heads of some of those who read it, with glamorous fantasies of romance, pop stars and boyfriends. Contrasted with this is the central character, Kathy, a sixteen year old who has turn her back on her own life and friends in search of a fantastic Mr. Right, as personified in the feature articles of Dream Date.

Cast: 17 Principals, Chorus.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    17boy(s) or girl(s), 25 any gender
  • SubGenre


    Romantic Comedy
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)

Additional Info

Instead she meets Raymond; in reality a messenger boy at the Dream Date's offices, but who concocts lavish stories of a wealthy, carefree lifestyle for all the girls he takes out. Kathy is impressed, but then learns the mundane truth about Ray and the hard facts about Dream Date - a magazine that purveys fantasy for the purpose of making money. She ends up disillusioned yet wiser girl, while Ray, for his part, grows up and stops pretending to be something he isn't. As for the magazine? Well, there's another issue hot off the presses just waiting to suply more glamorous dreams to the public. As the chorus plays a vital and very imaginative role representing the pages of the magazine brought to life and acting as an ironic background commentary to the main action, there are many opportunities for some spectacular production numbers.
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Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Youth/Camp Programs


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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: Various interior and exterior scenes
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


  • Vocal Demands: Easy
  • Chorus Size: Large


17boy(s) or girl(s), 25 any gender
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Expandable casting
  • Roles for Teens
  • Flexible casting


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