They Chose Me!


New Work
Writers: Michael Colby Ned Paul Ginsburg


Act One

  • Have Our Say - Ensemble
  • Nothing Seems to Match - Eve, Brett, Marcus, Patty
  • No Chance* - Gail, Brett, Marcus, Nancy
  • Foster Care Square Dance - Debra and Ensemble
  • A Home - Jimmy and Ensemble
  • Carl’s Song (Two Moms) - Carl, Sharla, Kay
  • Not the Right Thing to Say - Jane, Lily, Sarah, Kay, Brett, Jamal, Gail, Sue, Penny
  • What’s the Use*! - Jamal
  • Family I’ve Got - Sharla, Sue, Sammy and Ensemble
  • The Day I Was Told* - Patty
  • What’s a Parent? - Ensemble

Act Two

  • Everyday Treasures* - Ensemble
  • Mei-Ling - Mei-Ling
  • I Yi Yi Yi - Laura, Manuela, and Ensemble
  • Descended From - Amy, Jamal, Sammy, Marcus, Patty, Lily
  • Dear Cel-e-be-re-ty* - Penny, Carol, Amy, Ivan, Gail and Ensemble
  • How Can I Know? - Nancy
  • They Chose Me - Ivan and Ensemble
  • To Belong - Sarah and Ensemble
  • They Chose Me (Reprise) - Ensemble

  • Songs added when the show was lengthened from one to two acts.

A song with an asterisk (*) before the title indicates a dance number; a character listed in a song with an asterisk (*) by the character's name indicates that the character exclusively serves as a dancer in this song, which is sung by other characters.

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