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FROG KISS
frog kiss

An Unlikely Musical Romance
Book and Lyrics by Charles Leipart, Music by Eric Schorr

 

Some women marry princes. Some women marry frogs. In this wacky, romantic and adult spin on the classic Grimm fairytale, a kingdom in Renaissance France is in chaos-- a Princess has met a frog she is determined to turn into a Prince. Is the charming, intelligent, talking frog just a freak of Nature? Will the Princess transform him into the Prince of her dreams? Or will she find herself in bed with a frog? When a troupe of tap-dancing Taoist monks arrives, they set into motion magical events which they hope will re-balance the ying and yang of the kingdom, transform a frog into a prince and put the princess in touch with her inner frog.

 

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The beautiful and coolly logical Princess Clementine decides her new froggie friend is more than he appears to be.

1. "IF YOU THINK YOU'RE A FROG"

(Sung by Rebecca Luker and Michael Winther)

 

The Frog is desperate to get to the palace and win his beloved Princess's hand, but the task seems impossible. Hortense, the Princess's scheming sister, and her husband, Claus, are eager to bring the Frog to the palace for their own nefarious purposes. According to the law of the land, if the Princess marries a frog, she must forego her inheritance and the kingdom will belong instead to Hortense and Claus. They therefore must convince the Frog that he, indeed, has…

2. “TALENTS TO TAP”

(Sung by Michael Winther, Nora Mae Lyng, and Mark Lotito)

 

The Princess realizes she might have to marry a frog. The Queen, her mother, offers some words of wisdom.

3. “SOME WOMEN”

(Sung by Mary Testa and Rebecca Luker)

 

The Princess attempts to transform the Frog into a human prince, but fails utterly. She hasn’t a clue what to do next when the Taoist Master Diva suddenly appears and suggests…

4. “THE MOST EXCELLENT WAY”

(Sung by Terita Redd, Rebecca Luker and Michael Winther)

 

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