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Show Support is part of our Questions & Answers Help section, where you can pose questions and offer solutions to the entire Broadway Junior™ community.

Along with your fellow teachers and producers, our educational expert, Cindy Ripley, is always available to help you with every challenge. From licensing and casting your show to creating costumes and special effects, Show Support will help simplify your process and bring your production to life.  Want to know how to make Aladdin’s magic carpet fly or how to turn Ariel from a mermaid into a princess? Ask it here – we’ve got you covered. 

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November 30, 2018
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Related shows or resources: Hairspray JR.
Hairspray JR with Latino & Asian students

Hi there!

My school is doing Hairspray JR this year. We are a diverse urban school and most of the students participating in theatre are Latino or Asian (we have very few students who are white or black that participate in the program). Are there suggestions for how to approach casting when students are non-white but are members of other races that are not African American?

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September 17, 2018
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Related shows or resources: Hairspray JR.
Hairspray non-diverse cast
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August 14, 2018
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Related shows or resources: Hairspray JR.
Could you please send me the email with suggestions for producing the show with a non-diverse cast? Thank you!
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June 20, 2018
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Related shows or resources: Hairspray JR.
Hairspray with non-diverse cast

Hi!

I know that you have sent emails in the past with information on doing Hairspray with a non-diverse cast and I would greatly appreciate that information.  In my case we have a lot of different ethnicities, but few white students and a small amount of native African students.  The rest of the student population is Asian and Hispanic.  I would love to do this musical if possible.   

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April 14, 2018
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Related shows or resources: Hairspray JR.
Similar to everyone else’s about producing this show with a non-diverse cast.

I absolutely love this show & would possibly like to produce it in a non-diverse school. This is the main reason I have not done this show yet. Would it be possible to send the link to my e-mail about how to do this show with a non-diverse cast?

Thank you! 

~Jennifer 

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February 18, 2018
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Related shows or resources: Disney's The Lion King JR.
Lion King JR - Making the sun rise!

Hello!

I am producing "The Lion King JR" with my middle school drama club.

I am looking for some suggestions on how to easily make the sun rise without using a projection.  

Any thoughts?
 

Thanks in advance!
Stacey

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February 06, 2018
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Related shows or resources: Disney's The Lion King KIDS
How to mic Lion King Kids

Any ideas/mic plots for Lion King Kids?  With five Rafikis, I can't find a good way to have less than 10 mics, which is killing my tiny budget.  Thanks!

 

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January 18, 2018
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Related shows or resources: Disney's Aladdin JR.
Old Version

Does this mean the original version with "WHY ME?" for Jafar is no longer available?  While I love this new script, I did enjoy Jafar's song.  I've done Aladdin Jr. twice -- it's a great choice for Middle Schools!

Thanks!

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December 28, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Disney's High School Musical JR.
How is HSM Jr different from the full production?

Just wondering what all was changed.  I know the vocal ranges are usually adjusted for the younger performers, but are there any major cuts to the show in the junior version?

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October 10, 2017
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Related shows or resources: Disney's Peter Pan JR.
How long does Peter Pan Jr. run?
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