"Rudolph's Recruits" Christmas Musical Extravaganza by Tony Appleby B.Ed
Music by Tony Appleby B.Ed & Tim Smith Dip.Ed
Original Script for Christmas Season
Primary: Kinder/Prep to Grade 6
Duration: 50 minutes
Key Themes & Topics: Christmas, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Stereotypes, Friendships, Australian Fauna.
Key Learning Areas: Drama, Music, Science, Textiles, Student Welfare.
Cost: $7.70 per student (incl. GST)
Minimum show fee $770.00
The show is a fully staged musical.
It is 50 minutes long with a cast of 3 - 2 male & 1 female. .
It includes: .
-a low portable stage – 30 cm high, 4 meters wide, 2 meters deep;
-full sound system with state-of-the-art "Soundcraft Spirit" sound desk, "Shure" radio headset wireless microphones, "Bose" speakers, etc, appropriate for audiences of unlimited numbers (recommended maximum of around 400 students per session for schools);
-free standing back drop curtain;
-audience area marked out by the performers;
-10 song & dance numbers in 10 different music styles,
-6 of them original songs for each of the Aussie animals, a variation of "I've Been Everywhere Man", plus 3 well known Christmas songs the kids can sing along to ("Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer", "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" & "We Wish You a Merry Christmas";
-plenty of audience participation with the audience clapping, clicking & dancing along to the songs;
-a number where 1 audience member gets up as a special helper for a magic trick;
-10 different costume characters;
-Full debrief & question time with the performers after the show.