Are you currently looking for the perfect musical to produce with your theatre company? If so, just go through the following list until you’ve found the right show for your talented group of musical thespians!
1. Do any of the following describe your cast?
Since these are very specific types of casts, I would start out by going through one of the following posts if any of them apply to your situation. If not, move on to the section below.
All-Female or a Strong Female Lead
2. How big is your cast?
If your cast is either very large or very small, I would suggest choosing one of the following posts to help pick out a show. If none of the following apply, move on to #3 below.
3. Is your theatre located in any of the following locations?
If so, it can be fun to celebrate your location by choosing a musical that’s set there!
4. What time of year will your musical premiere?
It can be really exciting for both performers and the audience to act in or watch a show that’s fitting to the season. And doing so may also boost sales, especially around the holidays!
Musicals About America (for the 4th of July)
5. Choose a show that fits your personality!
If none of the above lists are resonating with you, you can try choosing a musical based on your own personality or interests! Do you have a passion for any of the following?
6. Or honor your favorite composer by performing one of their shows:
Musicals Written by Black Artists
7. And if all else fails, it never hurts to think outside of the box:
Musicals for People Who Don’t Like Musicals