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Debbie Does Dallas

Genre Comedy/Satire
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Composer Andrew Sherman
Lyricist
Book By Book Adapted by Erica Schmidt
 
Other Credits Conceived by Susan L Schwartz
Format Book Musical
Type Full Length
Status Available (?This work is currently available for application in Australia and New Zealand subject to our standard Terms of Use.)
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Short Synopsis

"A scream! A saucy, tongue-in-cheek romp" —The New Yorker.

"Hilarious! DEBBIE manages to have it all: beauty, brains and a great sense of humour! The cast is great" —Time Out NY.

"Shamelessly silly, shrewdly self-aware and proud of being naughty. Great fun!" —NY Times.

"Racy and raucous, a lighthearted, fast-paced thoroughly engaging and hilarious send-up" —NY Daily News.

Rehearsal Materials

Rehearsal Materials on Hire

DEBBIE DOES DALLAS REHEARSAL SET

  • 9 × VOCAL BOOK
  • 1 × PERFORMANCE BACKING CD

Casting Information

Dance Requirement: Minimal/None

Character Breakdown

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Detailed Synopsis

The most important theatrical event of the twenty-first century, DEBBIE DOES DALLAS is a modern morality tale told as a comic musical of tragic proportions in the language of the rodeo-porno-football circus. The show is the coming-of-age story of an all-American small-town sweetheart named Debbie Benton.

Debbie is captain of her high-school cheerleading team, but she dreams of making it to the big time by becoming a Texas Cowgirl Cheerleader. When Debbie receives a letter telling her she has qualified for the professional squad, the only thing that stands between her and the realisation of her dream is bus fare to the big city: Dallas.

Debbie enlists her teammates, Lisa, Roberta, Donna and Tammy, to get full-time jobs after school and on weekends to help pay for her trip to Dallas. The girls form a company called Teen Services and get jobs, but they quickly realise minimum-wage jobs just don't pay enough. Luckily, Debbie's boss, Mr. Greenfelt, has an idea how the girls can raise enough money in time. Debbie tells the girls about Mr. Greenfelt's idea, and they all agree to try their hands at "little favours" performed with enthusiasm by "good girls."

The girls "work hard for the money" and through sex, sweat and tears, they manage to raise enough money for Debbie to realise her dream and make it all the way to Dallas.

Rates and Fees

Education and Community Theatre Rates.

Rehearsal Materials

Rehearsal Material on Hire
Minimum Hire fee: A$357.00 – 3 month(s) prior to final performance
Additional Hire fee: A$86.00 – per month

Royalty Fees

14% of your ticket sales
Minimum: A$225.00 per performance

Other Fees

Booking and Handling Fee: A$69.00
Materials Security Deposit: from A$200.00 - A$500.00

Billing and Advertising Requirements

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