Mulan Junior

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Mulan Junior is a one-act stage musical

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Based on the 1998 Disney animated film Mulan, which in turn was based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan and the story "Fa Mulan" by Robert D. San Souci, it is part of the Music Theatre International’s (MTI) Broadway Junior series, which adapts larger musicals and Disney productions to 30-minute (for the KIDS productions intended for elementary school-aged students) and 60-minute (for the Junior productions intended for middle-school aged students) musicals.

Book adapted and additional lyrics added by Patricia Cotter, with music adapted and arranged, with additional music and lyrics by Bryan Louiselle, mixing songs featured in the 1998 film as well as deleted songs from the film, by Stephen Schwartz (original composer for the 1998 film), Matthew Wilder, David Zippel, Stephen Schwartz, Jeanine Tesori and Alexa Junge.

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Performance history in South Africa

2009: Performed professionally at the Promusica Theatre in Florida Park, Roodepoort, from November until 12 December, featuring a cast of 17, including Carmen Pretorius, Johan Baird, Ashleigh Harvey, Botha Enslin, Nicol Sheraton, Ayanka Yako and Jacques Moolman. The production was directed by Denver Vraagom, assisted by Elizabet Morapedi, and musical direction was by David Boverhoff.


"Dapper Mulan op Jhb-planke". Beeld Plus. 13 November, 2009.

"Joburg Promusica to produce the stage version of Disney’s Mulan Junior", Media Update, 3 December 2009. [1]

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