Bandstand is set in the aftermath of World War II and follows the story of Donny Novitski, a talented musician and war veteran. He assembles a group of fellow vets to form a band, and together they decide to enter a national music competition. As they navigate personal traumas and strive for success, the musical explores themes of camaraderie, resilience, and the healing nature of music.
Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)
Cast Size: 20
Music/Lyrics/Book: Richard Oberacker
Lyrics/Book: Robert Taylor
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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