With the MTI ShowKit™ that comes with every MTI Broadway Junior Collection® show, there’s no way to fail! Even teachers with no theatrical training or experience can easily put on a successful production. All ShowKits™ contain helpful materials enabling you to make your musical the ultimate interdisciplinary teaching tool. We even include a Director’s Guide, a first-timer’s handbook about producing Broadway’s most beloved musicals, as well as an accompaniment CD to make rehearsals and performances a snap.
The MTI Broadway Junior Collection® ShowKit™ INCLUDES:
30 Actor Scripts
Two Rehearsal/Accompaniment CDs
Adapted from the original Broadway orchestrations and professionally produced
Great keys for young singers
Guide-vocal tracks allow students to “sing along” — learning the music is easy and fun
Fully orchestrated accompaniment-only tracks are excellent for live performances with good tempos and easy-to-follow cues
One Piano/Vocal Score
Complete scores for the director and rehearsal/performance pianist
Complete piano/vocal score with script cues
Transposed into age-appropriate keys
One Director’s Guide
Background information on the show and suggestions for set design, costumes, props, lighting, casting, tips for using the accompaniment CD, and poster and program cover art
Staging notes are included in margin of script throughout
Calendar template and suggested rehearsal schedule
Character descriptions, background information, and glossary
Page numbers cross-referenced to student books
One Choreographic DVD
Instructional choreographic videos with world-renowned choreographer Steven Kennedy
Steven shows you everything you need to know to handle the dance portions of your MTI Broadway Junior Collection® title
30 Family Matters Books
Guides parents through the theatrical process
Provides positive ways parents can contribute to the success of the show, without stepping on teacher/director's toes
Great to send home with every student
Sneak Peek of the Redesigned ShowKit™
We’re currently in the process of redesigning the ShowKits™ to ensure they remain the absolute best educational musicals available anywhere.
New features include a fully re-conceived Director’s Guide patterned after Broadway production show books. This Guide will include:
A three-ring, customizable binder allowing you to carry all of your production information in one place.
The Actor’s Script section of the Guide features a full-sized script for easier viewing.
Expanded resources in all production and curriculum aspects that reach three levels of directing experience: beginning, intermediate and advanced.
A media disk of resources including audition sides and editable forms.