Emma: A Pop Musical

Also available: Emma: A Pop Musical JV

Emma, a senior at Highbury Prep, is certain she knows what’s best for her classmates’ love lives, and is determined to find the perfect boyfriend for shy sophomore Harriet by the end of the school year. But will Emma’s relentless matchmaking get in the way of finding her own happiness? Based on Jane Austen’s classic novel, this sparkling new musical features the hit songs of legendary girl groups and iconic female singers from The Supremes to Katy Perry. Girl power has never sounded so good!

Roles
9F, 5M
Musicians
9
Acts
1
Duration
85-95 Min

Music

Creators

Eric Price

Eric Price

Book and Concept Eric Price has written the book and lyrics for Presto Change-O, Radioactive, Hello Out There, Around the World, and The Sixth Borough. His jukebox musical Emma!, utilizing the...

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Instrumentation

9 Musicians

Piano/Conductor (Keyboard I)
Reed I (Alto Sax)
Reed II (Tenor Sax)
Trumpet
Trombone
Guitar I (Electric & Acoustic)
Guitar II (Electric & Acoustic)
Bass (Electric)
Drums

Casting

Emma Woodhouse
Female
A beautiful and smart high school senior who exudes confidence, especially when it concerns what other people should do with their lives. When it comes to her own life, she is not so sure, but she covers that up with witty banter, energy, and humor.

Harriet Smith
Female
A sophomore who is sometimes shy, easily swayed, and incurably romantic. Although her emotions can vary wildly, her sweetness never goes away.

Jeff Knightley
Male
A super-smart, clean-cut senior who finds himself enlisted as a substitute teacher for the freshman and sophomore science classes. He is witty and has a good sense of humor, but he’s sometimes a know-it-all.

Frankie Churchill
Male
A world famous pop star who attended Highbury during his freshman year before he got a record contract and left school. He’s sometimes uncomfortable having such a glamorous persona and wishes his life could be a little more normal.

Jane Fairfax
Female
A junior from Ohio who is considering transferring to Highbury. She is rebellious and occasionally gives off a feeling of entitlement. But when she lets her guard down, she’s caring and genuine.

Philip Elton
Male
A junior running for President of next year’s Student Council. He is snobby, arrogant, and a true politician, in the worst sense of the word.

Martin
Male
A sweet, shy, semi-dorky sophomore at the local public school. In his spare time, he works in the kitchen at Highbury as a dishwasher/busboy. His two favorite things are his bowling team and Harriet.

Ashley
Female
An exuberant and narcissistic junior who begins dating Philip. She’s an ambitious social climber who also wants to be an actress and a singer and is ready to perform for anyone at any time.

Miss Bates
Female
Highbury Prep’s Head of School. She is sometimes overly imposing, sometimes overly emotional, and sometimes overly enthusiastic.

Mr. Weston & Miss Taylor (Later Mrs. Weston)
Male & Female
Two teachers at Highbury who get married in the first scene and leave for their honeymoon. They return in the final scene and kiss. These roles could possibly be cameos for two brave and lucky faculty me

The Welcoming Committee Singers
Females
A trio of captivating female singers, like a 1960s girl group.

Cast Vocal Ranges

Promotional Resources

Emma: A Pop Musical Logo Pack

Official Logo Pack

Includes color and black and white high-resolution logo files in JPG, PNG, and EPS formats.

Included with license

Emma: A Pop Musical Official Show Artwork

Official Show Artwork

Creating artwork for your performance has never been easier – customize online in minutes, download a print-ready PDF, order printed posters, access layered files.

$175 / $125 for educators

Emma: A Pop Musical Promotion Kit & Social Media Guide

Digital Marketing Essentials

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.

$250 / $150 for educators

Production Resources

Advance Pack

Includes 1 Piano/Conductor Book, 1 Director’s Script and 1 Cast Script/ Vocal Book shipped as soon as payment is received.

$100

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

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

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

TurnKey Transpositions

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)

Additional Books

Additional books (Cast Script / Vocal, Piano / Conductor, etc.) are available.

$25 each

Archival Video License

If you want to record your production for archival purposes and to provide at cost copies to your cast and crew, you may do so by purchasing a video license.

Varies by Show

Show Ready

PROVIDED BY RIGHT ON CUE SERVICES
This rehearsal tool allows you to play a customizable rehearsal track of your show, complete with individual vocal parts.

$350

Stage Tracks / Show Ready

PROVIDED BY RIGHT ON CUE SERVICES
These high quality performance and rehearsal tracks will greatly enhance your production.

Credits

Book and Concept by
Eric Price

Music Copyright Notices

“Bad, Bad, Crush”
Written by Michael Holland and Eric Price
© Stageworks Media
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Be My Baby”
Written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, and Philip Spector
© Universal Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (BMI)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Brave”
Written by Jack Antonoff and Sara Bareilles
© Sony/ATV Songs LLC, Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (BMI, ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Chapel of Love”
Written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, and Philip Spector
© Universal Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (BMI)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Girls Just Want To Have Fun”
Written by Robert Hazard
© Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Heartbreaker”
Written by Geoff Gill and Cliff Wade
© Universal-Songs of Polygram International, Inc. on behalf of G. G. A. Music Ltd. (BMI)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“How Will I Know”
Written by Narada Michael Walden, George Robert Merrill, and Shannon Rubicam
© 1985 WB Music Corp. (ASCAP), Gratitude Music (SOCAN) and Irving Music Inc. (BMI)
All rights on behalf of itself and Gratitude Music, Administered by WB Music Corp.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“King of Anything”
Written by Sara Bareilles
© Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Make a Match for You”
Written by Michael Holland and Eric Price
© Stageworks Media
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Man! I Feel Like a Woman!”
Written by Robert John Lange and Shania Twain
© Songs of Universal, Inc. on behalf of Loon Echo, Inc. / Universal-PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. on behalf of Out-Of-Pocket-Prod. Ltd. (BMI, PRS)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Roar”
Written by Katy Perry, Max Martin, Lukasz Gottwald, Bonnie Leigh Mckee, and Henry Russell Walter © 2013 When I’m Rich You’ll Be My Bitch (ASCAP), Maratone Ab (STIM), Kasz Money Publishing (ASCAP), Bonnie Mckee Music (BMI), and Prescription Songs, LLC. (ASCAP)
All rights on behalf of When I’m Rich You’ll Be My Bitch, Administered by WB Music Corp.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Stay”
Written by Lisa Loeb
© Furious Rose Music (BMI) administered worldwide by Reach Music Publishing Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Straight Up”
Written by Elliott Wolf
© Downtown Music Publishing
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Things I’ll Never Say”
Written by David Scott Alspach, Lauren Christy, Graham Edwards, and Avril Ramona Lavigne © Almo Music Corp. on behalf of itself and Avril Lavigne Publ. Ltd. (ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Turn The Beat Around (Love To Hear Percussion)”
Written by Peter Jackson Jr. and Gerald Jackson
© 1975 (Renewed) UniChappell Music Inc. (BMI)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.Underscore arrangement by Michael Holland
© Stageworks Media
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Unwritten”
Written by Wayne Rodrigues, Natasha Bedingfield, and Danielle Brisebois
© 2005 WSRJ Music (ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“Whatta Man”
Written by Herby E. Azor, Cheryl James, and David Bernard Crawford
© 1993 WB Music Corp. (ASCAP), Sons Of K-Oss Music, Inc. (ASCAP),
Bed Of Nails Music, Inc. (ASCAP), and Almo Music Corporation (ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“You Can’t Hurry Love”
Written by Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, and Edward Jr. Holland
© Stone Agate Music (BMI)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

“You Gotta Be”
Written by Ashley Ingram, Des’ree Weekes
© Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.