Beat Bugs JV
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Beat Bugs, a new musical adaptation based on the NETFLIX animated series, inspired by music made famous by The Beatles, centers around five pals 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”.
1 or none
Digital Performance Tracks or Piano only.
The narrator of the story. Mr. Sun welcomes us into the Bugs’ story and lives.
He is a curious Scarab Beetle who loves action and playing his keyboard, which doubles as his skateboard!
He is a thoughtful cricket. Crick is an inventor and talented guitarist.
Kumi, a ladybug, is a problem solver and talented martial artist. She loves helping her friends!
A slug, Walter is the group’s thespian. He loves to sing, dance, act, and going on adventures with his friends.
Our littlest bug, a fruit fly. Buzz is adventurous and excitable!
Mean Mr. Mustard
A stink bug and the “villain” of our story. Mean Mr. Mustard is out to destroy Strawberry Fields.
Mean Mr. Mustard’s assist-ant, Prudence feels overlooked.
Billy Shears is the lead singer of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
The leader and producer of the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. He helps Walter realize his destiny.
Flat Top Bug
A townsbug - referenced in “Come Together”. He sings with the band.
A townsbug who keeps the Beat Bugs organized as they prep and perform their show.
The Queen of our Bug Town.
A rockstar bug who comes to perform at the Beat Bugs shows.
Male & Female
Rough characters in yellow hard hats and neon vests who work for Mean Mr. Mustard.
Sgt. Pepper’s Band
Male & Female
A wild and fun Band that performs in the town square.
Male & Female
Throughout Beat Bugs the Ensemble will play various characters including insects, fireflies, assist-ants, strawberries, grass, birds, etc. If there are a large number of students in ensemble, the director may choose to divide the actors into the various groupings to allow more kids to be part of the show.
Official Logo Pack
Included with license
Includes color and black and white high-resolution logo files in JPG, PNG, and EPS formats.
Official Show Artwork
$175 / $125 for educators
Creating artwork for your performance has never been easier – customize online in minutes, download a print-ready PDF, order printed posters, access layered files.
Digital Marketing Essentials
$250 / $150 for educators
Includes everything you need to plan and implement the promotion of your show – 50+ graphics for social media, original show specific content, social media guide, promotion calendar and press release template.
Includes 1 Piano/Conductor Book, 1 Director’s Script and 1 Cast Script/ Vocal Book shipped as soon as payment is received.
Extra Rehearsal Weeks
If you need your full set of production materials prior to the regularly scheduled shipment (see above), you can request additional weeks.
$100 / week
Keyboard Patch Designer
Broadway-quality virtual instrument patches that will enrich the sound and sonic scope of your orchestra! Requires a Mac computer with the Mainstage 3 app and a keyboard with a USB connection.
Full Conductor Score
An ideal solution for those who choose to conduct their show from the podium, as opposed to the piano. Each detailed instrument staff is always right in front of you--giving you the most comprehensive layout for full control of your orchestra.
$125/Print, $100/Digital, $175/both
Broadway stars change the keys of songs all the time...so why not you? Optimize your actors' performances by ordering our TurnKey Transposition. Get the perfect key for the perfect actor! All digital delivery, usually within 24 hours.
$50 per song for PV or PC
$150 per song for all orchestral parts (including PC/PV)
Digital Orchestration Parts
Prefer playing or rehearsing from your tablet? All of our orchestration books (including PC and PV) are available in digital copies.
PC or PV $50
Orchestration Parts $25/per book