Children’s Musical Theater Festival :: 2019 :: The Ninth Season! :: presented by The Broadway Workshop

2018 Season!

By Sean Cercone and David Abbinanti

Featuring songs by The Beatles

JV Edition Adapted by Marc Tumminelli

Beat Bugs, a new musical adaptation based on the NETFLIX animated series, inspired by music by The Beatles, centers around five pals and their friends who explore the world and learn life lessons. Follow Walter, Buzz, Jay, Crick, and Kumi as they go on a mission to save Strawberry Fields! The show incorporates numerous songs from the iconic catalogue including “All You Need Is Love”, “Come Together”, “We Can Work It Out”, “Yellow Submarine”, “Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds”, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”, “In My Life”, “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Magical Mystery Tour.”

This production will mark the first public presentation of Beat Bugs: The Musical.


Book by Julian Fellowes
Music by George Stiles — Lyrcis by Anthony Drewe

Based on the Book by Kenneth Grahame

Original Production Produced by Jamie Hendry

One Act Edition Adapted by Marc Tumminelli

Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale about the thrill-seeking, lovable menace Mr. Toad comes to life in a brand new West End musical with a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composers and lyricists George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

This riotous comedy follows the impulsive Mr. Toad whose insatiable need for speed lands him in serious trouble. With his beloved home under threat for the notorious Chief Weasel and his gang of sinister Wild Wooders, Toad must attempt a daring escape leading to a series of misadventures and a heroic battle to recapture Toad Hall.

This will mark the US premier of The Wind in the Willows and also the pilot production of the all new ONE ACT Student edition of this show!


More information about The Wind in the Willows, visit the official site.

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