Outta the Books: Melody Sings the Blues
When the Treasury of Tales begins to crumble, an unlikely bunch of fairy-tale characters save the day using their powers of magic and music.
Featuring stars of the West End production of Hamilton, Outta the Books tells simple, time-tested, and meaningful tales.
Characters inspired by familiar fairy tales and fables come to life as they keep stories alive through song.
Originally set for its theatrical debut at the 2020 Edinburgh Fringe Festival,the StorySongs creative team pivoted once the pandemic hit, and created an entirely virtual multimedia experience for kids and families.
Chapter 1: "A Wicked Competition" introduces the Librarian of The Treasury Of Tales. She decides the best way to keep stories alive is to host a talent search. Her call for new songs based on stories brings a motley crew of modern heroes together to perform their original songs based on classic tales Cinderella,The Ugly Duckling, and The Tortoise and the Hare, among others.
Chapter 2: Melody Sings the Blues, stars Melody the Blue Fairy, who worries she "isn't blue enough" to hang with the other fairies.
Chapter 3: Ogres and Jokers: is Warble's rude interruption going to cast a shadow on Prince Polliwig's hilarious audition?
Chapter 4: Good Things Come in Small Packages features a one of a kind contestant who doesn't know where he fits in.
Chapter 5: Pretty Evil stars two very different contestants - ones pretty evil... and the other's just pretty.
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