Musicals

Adapted from the book by Elvira Woodruff

Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing

World Premiere:  Children's Theatre of Charlotte, November 25 – December 15, 2007


Highlight: 2007 National Youth Theatre Award for Outstanding Play/Musical

                            

REPRESENTATION BY:  The Susan Gurman Agency

                    
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Tussaud
Based on the deliciously gruesome and dark tale of Madame Tussaud, waxworker extroardinaire

Book, Music & Lyrics by  Joan Cushing

Representation BY: The Susan Gurman Agency

 


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Youth Musicals

Miss Nelson Is Missing
Adapted from the book by Harry Allard and James Marshall  
Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing  
Commissioned by: Imagination Stage Bethesda, MD

World Premiere:  Imagination Stage, November 10, 2001 – January 13, 2002

Highlight: Winner, 2002 National Children's Theatre Festival                      

NATIONAL TOUR: Omaha Theatre Co. for Young People
Representation BY: The Susan Gurman Agency

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Miss Nelson Has A Field Day
Adapted from the book by Harry Allard and James Marshall
Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing
Commissioned by: Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD
World Premiere:  Imagination Stage, November 12, 2003 – January 11, 2004
National Tour: Omaha Theatre Co. for Young People
Highlight: Finalist, 2005 National Children's Theatre Festival
Representation By: The Susan Gurman Agency

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Brave Irene
Adapted from the book by William Steig
Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing
Commissioned by: Adventure Theatre, Glen Echo, MD
World Premiere:  Adventure Theatre, January 18 – February 23, 2003
Representation BY: The Susan Gurman Agency

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Junie B. Jones
Adapted from the book by Barbara Park
Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing
Commissioned by: Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD
World Premiere:  Imagination Stage, July 1 – August 17, 2003
Representation BY: The Susan Gurman Agency

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Adapted from the book by Mike Artell, Illustrations by Jim Harris

Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing
Commissioned by: Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD
World Premiere:  Imagination Stage, February 5 – April 3, 2005

Highlights: 2007 New York Musical Theatre Festival, Next Link Selection

                          Honorable Mention, Best in Script, 2007 NY Musical Theatre Awards for Excellence 

                          2010 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland      
                      

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Representation By: The Susan Girman Agency

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Adapted from the book by Johanna Spyri   

Book by Martha King De Silva, Music & Lyrics by J. Cushing

Commissioned by: Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD
World Premiere:  Imagination Stage, April 4 - May 24, 2009

Representation By: The Susan Gurman Agency

 

                      


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YOUNG ADULT Plays

 

 

LIZZIE BRIGHT & THE BUCKMINSTER BOY

Adapted from the book by Gary D. Schmidt    

Script by Joan Cushing

DESCRIPTION:  A coming of age play with hymns, Ages 10 and up
Workshopped by:  First Stage Milwaukee, New Play Series

Representation By: The Susan Gurman Agency


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Political Satire

Mrs. Foggybottom & Friends

Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing, Directed by Ron O'Leary

Highlight: Washington's Longest Running Newsical Satire

                       10 hit years at the Omni-Shoreham Hotel Marquee Cabaret

 

 

 


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