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Artistic Management Team

Director Chris Burton, Dance Director, Co-Director Alex Hughes,

Vocal Director, Co-Director  Kirsten Clark, Band Director Danielle Joe

Costume Directors: Sally Darby and Carol Kellett

 

Director’s note

Currently, this show has never been performed outside of the USA. At my request, rights have been granted to an Australian distributor, David Spicer, to distribute the show in Australasia. Hopefully, this will be our second Australasian premiere.

Below is some basic information shared from the libretto. It gives you an idea of what the show is about.

The show was originally written for a cast of 6 but we will be using a cast of somewhere around 40. Therefore, our cast list will likely be quite different; we see the exciting ability with this show to give acting, dancing and singing opportunities to capable individuals who aren’t necessarily the named roles, as per the different parts listed below that each of the six played. That will be decided as a result of workshops/auditions in Term 4 Weeks 1 – 3. However, we will retain the core of lead characters too.

 

Streakin’!  is a kaleidoscopic musical flashback to the 1970s set in the USA.

Each scene introduces a cultural happening from the decade. Within each scene are memories related to those phenomena that tumble into each other and morph, ultimately creating a pop collage of the entire decade.

It is a comedy based in the joy of remembering a tumultuous and fast-paced time. Simultaneously (for the people who may not have these memories) there is the music. Each song authentically conjures up the original hit. Although the performers are not impersonating the original artists, they pay homage to the original hits by incorporating quirks and phrasing from those recordings and morphing them into refreshed and alive performances.

 

NAMED CHARACTERS

TRIPP: A dazed and confused adult. High rock tenor.

  • Plays: TIM, the “pop star” son in 27 Bubblegum Lane (a 70s sitcom); a draft dodger; JO JO, the “winner of last week’s hustle contest”; a trucker; a backwoods Deliverance type.

TYRONE: A Lou Rawls-type who came to “party.” Must sing R&B as well as pop.

  • Plays: POPS, a stagehand in Scream That Theme; DR. GRADY, the father in 27 Bubblegum Lane, (a 70s sitcom); a student revolutionary; the VILLAGE PERSON.

DONNY: An “Up With People”-type (Donny Osmond) with a toothy smile. Great pop singer and great comedian.

  • Plays: TAP KNEEJERK, a game show host in Scream That Theme; CARVER, the myopic and brainy son in 27 Bubblegum Lane (a 70s sitcom); a student revolutionary; TONY MARINO, a Saturday Night Disco King; a John Denver-type.

CHRISSIE: A blonde (Suzanne Somers), 70s bombshell-type. Must be an excellent singer and dancer.

  • Plays: A Karen Carpenter-type; MELANIE COLLINS, the sex-crazed girl next door in 27 Bubblegum Lane (a 70s sitcom); a HIPPIE CHICK modern dancer; LEESHA, “last week’s winner of the hustle contest”; a Toni Tenille-type.

GLORIA: A tough women’s (Gloria Steinem) libber. Must be an excellent comedian and singer.

  • Plays: ZANNA O’MANNA, a whacked-out, Vanna White-type in Scream That Theme; PEGGY, the housekeeper in 27 Bubblegum Lane (a 70s sitcom); a student revolutionary; SCARIE WHITE (Carrie’s cousin); a female trucker; a backwoods Deliverance-type.

ANGELA: A former disco diva and Tina Turner-type. Great dancer and a fierce R&B singer.

  • Plays: a Patti LaBelle-type; POOKIE, the youngest pigtailed daughter in 27 Bubblegum Lane (a 70s sitcom); a student revolutionary (an Angela Davis-type); SONNA, a Donna Summers-type and a trucker.

CHORUS: will include a number of the smaller characters above plus bystanders, protesters etc

 

MUSICAL NUMBERS which are likely to be shared more than is indicated below with chorus added in places

 

ACT I

1.         Play That Funky Music White Boy      Band & Cast

2.         You Sexy Thing                                    Tyrone

3.         Have You Never Been Mellow            Chrissie & Backup

4.         Smokin’ in the Boys Room                  Tripp with Tyrone & Donny

5.         I Am Woman                                       Gloria & Women

6.         Everything is Beautiful                        Donny with Tyrone & Trip

7.         Lady Marmalade                                Angela with Chrissie & Gloria

8.         Scream That Theme                            Band

9.         Scream Bossa                                      Band

10.       Love is All Around                               Band & Zanna (Gloria)

11.       Movin’ On Up                                      Band & Zanna (Gloria)

12.       Streakin’ Music                                   Band

12A.     Streakin’ Music Reprise                      Band

13.       Musical Chairs                                     Band

14.       Those Were the Days                          Pops Washington (Tyrone) & Contestant

15.       Scream That Theme 2                         Band

16.       Rainy Days and Mondays                    Chrissie & Backups

17.       Theme From 27 Bubblegum Lane      (Pre-Record?)

18.       Brand New Key                                   Melanie Collins (Chrissie)

19.       Joy to the World                                 Pookie (Angela) & All (Except Dr. Grady)

20.       You Light Up My Life                           Peggy (Gloria)

21.       Bubblegum Incidental                         (Pre-Record?)

22.       Love Will Keep Us Together                Company

23.       War Cries                                            Tripp & Company

24.       Who’ll Stop the Rain                           Angela & Tyrone

25.       Peace Train                                         Company

26.       I Love the Nightlife                             Sonna

 

 

ACT II

27.       Treat Her Like a Lady Underscore       Band

27A.     Treat Her Like a Lady                          Tony (Donny) & Company)

28.       In the Village                                       The Village Person (Tyrone)

29.       Disco Inferno                                       Scarie (Gloria) & Company

30.       The Morning After                              LeeSha (Chrissie) & Company

31.       Take Me Home Country Roads           Donny with Gloria

32.       The Air That I Breathe                         Donny, Angela & Tripp

33.       Convoy                                                Trucker (Gloria) with Angela & Tripp

34.       Muskrat Love Part 1                            Toni (Chrissie)

34A.     Troglodyte (The Bertha Butt Boogie) Sugar (Tyrone)

34B.     Muskrat Love Part 2                            Toni (Chrissie)

34C.     Mountain Cousins                               Inbred Cousins (Gloria & Tripp)

34D.     Muskrat Love 3                                   Toni (Chrissie)

35.       News Montage                                   Company

36.       MacArthur Park                                  Company

37.       I Will Survive                                       Angela & Company

38.       Bows   

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