Story, lyrics, and music by Tom Northam, ASCAP
Music arranged and orchestrated by Dale E. Wise, MME
90 minute musical comedy
3 men, 5 women, 1 either (with the flexibility to add more roles as needed)
What is it about? This totally delightful show centers on Cordy Shelburne, an older woman who discovers the meaning of life and the joys of living while surviving on the streets of Washington, DC. There, she meets a crusty unsheltered lady, Duchess, who enriches her life and others whom she meets along the way.
- Four major female and one major male roles
- Two minor female and two minor male roles
- A mixed dancing and singing ensemble of tourists, customers and people without homes
- Ten scenes, eleven songs
- One set for the whole show
What they say about Sometimes a Rainbow:
- It’s the best character I’ve ever played!
- It’s delightful and the best show I’ve seen in many years!
- The musical score is awesome. It had me laughing one minute and crying the next.
- I will never look at a person who is homeless the same way again. The story has great impact!
- The music and lyrics have so much meaning.
Interested in producing this show?
Get the entire script and all the music for a two-month loan for $5 as a Perusal! Once you decide to produce the show, contact us for cast copies and royalties per performance.
There are people, regardless of their station in life, who can somehow find love, happiness, and peace of mind. There is… Sometimes a Rainbow.
See Tom Northam’s other hit musical, A Bag Full of Miracles