Scripts & Musicals
A Suitably Happy Ending - the Musical [Download]
The musical version of the play A Suitably Happy Ending, with original songs written to accompany the script.
A Suitably Happy Ending is a modern fairy tale containing all the familiar ingredients - with a twist! Jack fails his SATs and his family disown him. Banished to the Large and Spooky Forest, our hero finds support from unlikely sources. Simple to stage, this is a comedy which will appeal to adults and children alike.
The musical package contains mp3 music files for performance and practice use, music scores and lyrics (PDF) and the playscript with music cues.
If you are giving a public performance of this play you must purchase a performing rights licence, available below.
meeting song sample
scene change sample
the queen sample
This play can be purchased as a download-only PDF version. You will need Adobe Acrobat or a similar PDF reader.
This version DOES NOT include performing rights.
This version includes a Full Cast/Character List, Production Notes with suggestions for props, costumes and staging, and Follow-On Activities for further work in the classroom.
Performing Rights Licence
Note: some versions do not include performing rights within the price. If you are giving a performance of this play, then you will need a performing rights licence for any version that does not explicitly include it. The licence allows you to give up to five public performances of this play and is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. For longer performance runs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.