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Footloose

Footloose

Musical


Writers:
  • musical comedy
  • musical drama
  • dancing
  • romance
  • religious
  • teen
  • teen angst
  • rebellion
  • growing up


Overview


Synopsis

Footloose is the story of Ren McCormack, a teenage boy from Chicago. He and his mother move to the small town of Bomont after his father abandons them. Upon arriving, Ren finds himself at odds with most of the town, including the Reverend Bomont. The Reverend has convinced the town to outlaw dancing, which Ren finds unbelievable. With the help of the Ariel (the Reverend’s daughter) and Willard (a country hick who becomes his best friend), Ren convinces the Reverend to let the teenagers dance, and in the process helps the town to heal from a tragedy that affected them all.


Characters

Male

Lead

Tenor

Male

Lead

Baritone

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano



Show Information

Lyrics:
Conceived By:
Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1998
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Settings
Multiple Settings, Unit/Single Set
Time & Place
a small farming town, present day
Cast Size
large
Orchestra Size
Rock Combo
Dancing
Heavy
Ideal For
professional, college, high school, univeristy, community, amateur
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes late teen, adult, mature adult, early teen, young adult, child, elderly characters
Tags:
  • musical comedy
  • musical drama
  • dancing
  • romance
  • religious
  • teen
  • teen angst
  • rebellion
  • growing up

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