Luann - Scenes in a Teen's Life

by  Greg Evans

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  3m, 5f

Luann - Scenes In A Teen's Life is a new musical based on the popular comic strip. It's an upbeat, high energy show full of funny situations and songs that teens relate to. Nearly 80% of the scenes use the entire ensemble so everyone gets into the fun. With female leads, an expandable cast and easy production, it's ideal for school and community theaters.

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Luann - Scenes in a Teen's Life

by  Greg Evans

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 5f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Theatre for Young Audiences

Additional Info

Luann and her school mates are stoked - it's the last day of school! Summer vacation's here! But will the high expectations soar or crash? Luann's big dream is to hook up with Aaron Hill. But she'll have to compete with hot cheerleader, Tiffany. Luann's doofus brother Brad desperately wants to impress beautiful Toni. But he keeps acting like a moron. A series of hilarious scenes and songs explore the joys and agonies of teenhood, from "Why Do We Need To Know About Michelangelo?" to "Ode To The Mall" to "Do You Hate Me Cuz I'm Beautiful?"

Luann - Scenes In A Teen's Life is a new musical based on the popular comic strip. It's an upbeat, high energy show full of funny situations and songs that teens relate to. Nearly 80% of the scenes use the entire ensemble so everyone gets into the fun. With female leads, an expandable cast and easy production, it's ideal for school and community theaters.

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Reviews

"The actors loved this show immensely and never wanted it to end. I was told by many of our veteran patrons that they could watch this show over and over again!" - Connie Knox, producer, Fallbrook Players, Fallbrook, CA

"The cast thoroughly enjoyed each and every rehearsal and said many times that this was the best show they had ever been in. It is truly an enjoyable show to direct and perform!" - Avis Reuller, director, Huntington Beach Playhouse, Huntington Beach, CA

"I don't know who had more fun, the audience or the cast! After 2 months of rehearsals I was still laughing at lines in it! This was so much fun to do. The memories will last a lifetime!" - Robin Jira, Bishop Maginn High School, Albany, NY

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Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: The show is set in contemporary AnyWhere, USA. Simple sets represent Luann's bedroom, a school hallway, the gym, a classroom, Luann's living room, a fast food place called WeenieWorld and Squander Mall. All can be done with a few flats, signs, tables, chairs and a sofa.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: Pop/Rock
  • Vocal Demands: Moderate
  • Orchestra Size: Medium
  • Chorus Size: Medium

Song Samples

Why Do I Need To Know About Michelangelo
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Are We Beautiful Yet
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Aaron Hill
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Summer's Here!
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Do You Hate Me Cuz I'm Beautiful
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Ode To The Mall
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Casting

3m, 5f
LUANN - an optimistic teen girl

BERNICE - her "sensible" friend
DELTA - her "classy" friend
TIFFANY - the hot cheerleader
BRAD - Luann's annoying older brother
TJ - Brad's street-smart pal
MOM and DAD - Typical parents
AARON HILL - Luann's crush
GUNTHER - Has a crush on Luann
KNUTE - A slacker dude

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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Expandable casting
  • Roles for Teens
  • Flexible casting
  • Multicultural casting
  • Room for Extras
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

Casting Notes

There is no limit to the size of the ensemble. For scenes in school, kids should look Middle School age. But younger kids can be part of the WeenieWorld scene as customers. In the Mall scene, they can participate in two songs, "Ode To The Mall" and "I'm Angry." And in the Party scene, they can join in on "Party" and "Finale."

Resources

Rehearsal Resources

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Full Package

Piano/Conductor's Score
Synthesizer
Guitar
Bass
Drums
Percussion
10 Chorus Books
Instrumental track CD available upon request.

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Authors

Greg Evans

Greg Evans is the creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip, Luann, which appears in over 400 newspapers in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Evans was captivated by cartooning at an early age. Raised in Burbank, California, home of Disney Studios, Mr. Evans rode his bike to the studio gate to ...

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Originally produced and staged by Cal State San Marcos and Rancho Buena Vista High School in 2006 at the California Center For the Arts, Escondido, CA.

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