March 8, 1986
Everyone is Good for Something
Composer:Victoria Bond
Librettist:Beatrice Schenk de Regniers
Synopsis
The story of a boy trying to find his sense of self-worth in a difficult world. His mother continually scolds him and a mocking chorus taunts him as a failure and good for nothing. He is constantly making a mess of every job he is asked to do. One day a stranger gives him a sack to throw in the river. He opens the sack to discover a magical cat who speaks to him. She takes him on a journey to the land of good-for-nothings where he learns how to help others and by doing so, help himself. He returns to his mother a hero.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
00:40

Musical Style
A musical for young audiences

Vocal & Musical Forces
3 solos: Mezzo-soprano, Tenpr, Baritone; 3 ens: Soprano, Alto, Bass; 1 Narrator; 1 Dancer

Original Cast
Geoffrey Hobin as Boy, Jill Susan Meyers as Narrator; actor/dancers: Nina Furst, Julia Mueller, Terry Weber; chorus: Jeni Lamm, Rick Munger, Debra Lynne Wicks


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