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Godspell JR.

Book by John Michael Tebelak
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Music by Stephen Schwartz
Based on The Gospel According to St. Matthew

"Godspell Junior is a great show for students to perform, covering all of the basics of story theatre using music with a truly contemporary feel."

-Marty Johnson
Director of Education, NSMT

Godspell Junior boasts a string of recognizable songs, led by the international hit, "Day By Day." Based on the Gospell of St. Mathew, Godspell Junior is a celebration of the life and teachings of Christ, and can be performed virtually any where with the simplest of sets, costumes, lights and music.
This beloved musical by two-time Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz is now available in a Broadway Junior version!

Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew and boasting a sparkling score, GODSPELL JR. features the international hit "Day By Day," as well as "Prepare Ye The Way Of The Lord," "Learn Your Lessons Well," "All For The Best," and "All Good Gifts." In this energetic, uplifting musical, the parables of Jesus Christ come to life with abundant humanity and heart. Drawing from various theatrical traditions, such as clowning, pantomime, acrobatics and vaudeville, GODSPELL JR. is a unique reflection on the life of Jesus with a message of kindness, tolerance, and love.

GODSPELL JR. can be performed virtually anywhere with the simplest of sets, costumes, lights, and music and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

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General Info
One Act

Casting Notes: GODSPELL JR. is a true ensemble show with many featured roles and only two specific characters -- Jesus and Judas/John the Baptist. When you begin to cast this show, we encourage you to find as many interesting, different types of students as you can and invite them all to audition. Ideally, your cast will form a microcosm of your school and community. Take time at your auditions to make sure that everyone you are considering understands the nature of being in an ensemble production.Your casting will be successful if all the students recognize that the weight of the show falls on everyone's shoulders, and they are all going to have their moment to shine.

For helpful audition materials, visit Audition Central on our MTI Broadway Junior Collection website!

Cast Size: Small (2-10)
Cast Type: Children in Cast, Ensemble Cast - Many featured roles, Showcases trained singers
Dance Requirements: None/minimal


Actor's book tenpack
Family matters (pack of 10)
Logo pack
Student rehearsal cd
T-shirt six pack: adult medium
T-shirt six-pack: adult large
T-shirt six-pack: adult small
T-shirt six-pack: adult x-large
T-shirt six-pack: adult xx-large
T-shirt six-pack: child large
T-shirt six-pack: child medium
T-shirt six-pack: child small


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