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Finding the Words

Book and Lyrics by Andy Roninson and Chris Critelli, Music by Andy Roninson

It's the final rehearsal at a small regional theater, and the lead actor STILL can't remember his lines. Only the director's klutzy assistant can help save the show.

Comedy

Overview

Cast Size

3m, 2f, 1m/f

Duration

Setting

Subgenre

Themes

Regret, LGBTQ+, Dating, Taking Chances

Target Audience

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

Style

Instrumentation

Piano/Vocal, Guitar

Cautions

Synopsis

 

Casting Information

Songs

00:00 / 01:04
00:00 / 01:04
00:00 / 01:04
00:00 / 01:04
 

Media

 

Production History

  • 2013 New London Barn Playhouse in New London, NH. Staged reading, directed by Andrew Lark. Starred George Merrick (Honeymoon in Vegas, South Pacific).

  • 2013 Theatre Now's SOUND BITES. Won Best Actress for Katie Whetsell, directed by Andrew Lark

  • 2015 Manhattan Musical Theater Lab (part of a reading of seven TAKE A TEN musicals). Directed by Emmy-winner Matt Cowart.

Author Bios

CHRIS CRITELLI resides in New York City, where he balances his time between acting, whether it’s voicing cartoons or getting beat up by superheroes, writing all kinds of stuff, and drawing, where he’s just wrapped up illustrating his second book - a sequel compendium of political limericks, ‘Trumpericks 2’, available through Amazon!

ANDY RONINSON is a Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient, a Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow, and a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Writing Workshop (Sherman Scholarship, Harrington Award). He is the creator/host of the ten-minute musical podcast TAKE A TEN. Episodes of the podcast have been produced live around the world and won numerous awards. AndyRoninson.com