The Snow Queen TYA
Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fantastical coming-of-age adventure that inspired the hit Disney movie Frozen. Join Gerda on a dangerous and whimsical quest to save her best friend Kai before he is trapped forever in the Snow Queen’s palace. Dare to enter a world where flowers sing, animals talk, and riddles yearn to be solved. With an original pop-rock score, alluring ballads, urban steampunk flair, and the enigmatic Snow Queen, you’ll soon see this is not your average bedtime story.
Winner of the 2014 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing Award, a program of The New York Musical Theatre Festival.
"A fairy-tale that rocks!"
The New York Times
This version is designed for five actors who double as the following:
Actor 1 plays: Gerda.
Actor 2 Plays: Kai / Crow or Prince / Tiger Lily.
Actor 3 Plays: Grandmother / Witch / Lady Crow / Woman of the North.
Actor 4 plays: Troll / Prince Or Crow / Reindeer / Daisy.
Actor 5 plays: Snow Queen / Rose / Princess / Robber Girl.
A bright, precocious, adventurous girl. Her chronological age is less important than her emotional age, which will evolve from pre- to post-adolescence over the course of her journey. Clear soprano with a strong belt and rock feel.
A bright, inquisitive boy. Sweet and innocent to start, he grows dark, self-possessed, and obsessive as he goes deeper into the world of the Snow Queen. Like Gerda, he evolves from pre- to post-adolescence. Sweet-voiced early, a rock tenor by the end.
Kind and caring, she tries to protect the children by keeping them ignorant of the dangers in the world. Mezzo.
A force of nature to be reckoned with. Powerful, mercurial, demanding, and alluring. She is beautiful, cold, and hard, just like her ice and snow. Soprano with a rock feel.
The superstar of the floral world. She loves to be admired.
Mischievous, playful, amoral. He is not so much malevolent as he is unfeeling. Bari/tenor.
An elemental force— swirling, powerful and unyielding. He has much to teach. Baritone.
Needy, cunning, and a little dotty. She is powerful yet very scattered. Mezzo.
Vain, beautiful, simple-minded, and competitive. They love the sun and crave attention. Each has their own unique qualities and they like to talk about them.
The Old Crow
Noble, forgetful, and aged. He believes he’s much younger than he really is. Speaks like a World War I British flying ace. He wants one more grand adventure. He has the IQ of a bird. Bari/tenor.
His devoted, besotted lady-friend. She also has the IQ of a bird. Mezzo.
An untraditional princess. Geeky and adventurous, she’s always eager to know and learn more. No matter what time of day or night, she seems to be on way too much caffeine. Explosive energy, she is hopelessly in love with the Prince. Mezzo.
See Princess. They are a perfect match.
Robber Girl's Mother
Scary and demanding and the leader of the toughest, roughest gang in the woods. She always gets her way— except when her daughter is around.
Not bright, not well-kept, and awfully loud.
She is the scariest tween you’ve ever met. Demanding, hormonal, volatile, half-princess and half-ogre. She confuses fear and love and seems to know things way beyond her years about what happens in the night. Punk rocker. Strong rock belt.
The most noble, honorable beast on the ice. From a royal reindeer family, he is the strong, loyal friend you want beside you on any difficult journey. Tenor.
They are birds from the San Fernando Valley. Not very bright and very self-absorbed.
Woman of the North
Wise, powerful, spiritual— she is both of this world and not of this world. She can see beyond the things of the real world. Mezzo.
They are powerful fighters. After Gerda defeats them, we see the children trapped inside that she has released.
Included in your license are the following cast and crew scripts. These materials will be shipped upon receipt of payment if your license request is approved.
12 Cast Script/Vocal Books
A combination of the show’s full script and the full vocal book. All dialogue within each song is printed in the score to prevent flipping back and forth during rehearsals. All books are spiral-bound and double-sided.
2 Director’s Scripts
A single-sided, spiral-bound script designed with plenty of space for the director to take notes and add blocking during the rehearsal process.
1 Stage Manager’s Script
A single-sided, three-hole punched script that can be inserted into your three-ring binder.
2 Piano/Conductor Scores
A keyboard score that is a key part of the show’s actual orchestration. This score contains both vocal parts and a cue staff, which guides the conductor through the full orchestration by informing them when instruments enter the song, as well as providing specific part lines when necessary.
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
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Social Media Marketing Kit
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Cast & Crew T-Shirts
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Additional books (Cast Script/Vocal, Piano/Conductor, etc.) are available.
Digital Orchestration Parts
Prefer playing or rehearsing from your tablet? All of our orchestration scores (including PC and PV) are available in digital copies.
PC or PV $50
Orchestration Parts $25/per book
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$50 per song for PV or PC
$150 per song for all orchestral parts (including PC/PV)