Wringer

Book and Lyrics by Rebekah Melocik
Music by Jacob Yandura
Based on the book “Wringer” by Jerry Spinelli

Production Details:

  • 70 minutes, 1 female/4 males
  • Unit set
  • Musical
  • Instrumentation: keyboard

Target Audience: 3rd-6th Grade

Production History:

Wringer was originally commissioned and premiered by New York City Children’s Theater in 2016.

Synopsis:

Based on the Newbery Honor-winning book by Jerry Spinelli, WRINGER tells the hilarious and heartfelt story of Palmer, a 10-year-old boy who’s about to take part in his town’s annual pigeon shoot. When he secretly befriends a pigeon, taking him in as a pet, Palmer finally finds the strength to stand up to peer pressure and speak out against the town’s violent tradition.

Reviews:

Wringer, the musical adaptation by New York City Children’s Theater, is fun from beginning to end.” – The New York Times

Rental Package Includes:

  • Sharable PDF of script
  • Sharable PDF of piano/vocal score
  • Archival video of New York City Children’s Theater 2016 production

Pricing and other details are provided during the order process.