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Cougar The Musical

By Donna Moore

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The lives of Clarity, Lily and Mary-Marie cross as they open their eyes to possibilities and discover a new sense of self-worth when they find that younger men are attracted to them … and vice versa!

Reviews:

“It is filled with original melodies…The script reflects considerable imagination and contains a few knowing jokes.” – New York Times

“Like a woman who tries to have it all, Cougar The Musical has a lot going on. The 90-minute off-Broadway tuner is funny, raucous, sweetly sentimental and romantic. And women, mostly women of a certain age, are likely to fall under its life-affirming spell.” – NY1

 

Available for licensing through Concord Theatricals.

 

Analysis:

Dramaturgy: Great Roles for Actors

  • Journey of discovery, through the fears of aging to new life and sense of self worth

  • Broadway caliber talent: Brenda Braxton (Chicago, Smokey Joe’s Cafe), Catherine Porter (Next to Normal, Sunset Boulevard), Babs Winn and Danny Bernardy

  • Music by Donna Moore, with Mark Barkan, Meryl Leppard, John Baxindine, Seth Lefferts and Arnie Gross. Book by Donna Moore.

  • Directed by TONY-nominated Lynne Taylor-Corbett

 

Story Elements: Universal Appeal

  • Popular subject of books, television and film

  • Time Magazine selected “cougar” as #1 buzz word for 2007

  • Articles including Cougar! in Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News, Philadelphia Daily News

  • Cougar Town TV series ABC and TBS

  • The Graduate: Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman

  • Target audience is perfect for theatre: women 40+ the ticket buyers

  • Hilarious, soulful and sexy tale of women’s empowerment, discovering anew the essence of love and self-worth.

 

Cost: Modest Production

  • Low-running costs: four actors, unit set, two-piece band

  • Built for Off Broadway, sit-downs and tours across the country

  • Low-cost development through cabaret

 

Significant subsidiary Market Potential

  • Region and amateur theaters around the world

  • Productions in the U.K., Korea, Denmark and around the U.S.

 

Available for licensing through Concord Theatricals

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