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Hello Internet!!! My name is Gillian Quigley. I am a freshman in high school. I love writing and performing in shows. I am a Christian. I like ponies.
For "Don't Dream It, Be It."
Soooo, while I was browsing tumblr, I saw this from the blog "theonethatgotleftbehind". (I do not have the picture, so I must quote.)
"Someone should write a musical about a group of theatre-obsessed teenagers who express themselves best through acting, dancing and singing, yet struggle to emote the same feelings outside of performing."
As a writer and thespian myself, I found this to be quite brilliant and that should definitely work on the big stage, but I need your help.
Here are things I need help with:
1. What should the music be like?
The problem with music is what genre should we put it in and what would it to to help the script?
Either way, what approach should we take? Shall we take the We Will Rock You or Mamma Mia approach, meaning we take already existing songs and incorporate them into the story? Or must we take a risk and compose our own music?
I will accept mash-ups of two Broadway or one Broadway, one non-theatre related song. ( I have thought of mash-ups aplenty)
Mash Up Examples and Context:
On My Own from Les Miserables and If I Loved You from Carousel
2. Script and Characters
For this section, I have rules.
If you want to submit a character idea, you must have:
Or if your character is an adult e.g. teacher, parent, etc
3. Script part 2
I have the general idea for the script:
There will be updates.