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Putting on a Show: How do I get my kids excited about a musical they’ve never heard of?


Dec 19, 2017 Arts Education, Children's Plays, Children's Theatre, Plays for Kids, Putting on a Show, Teaching Drama 0 Comments

The spring musical is around the corner…whoo hoo! This is the time when drama and music teachers have a chance to shine.  A chance to put up a show your kids will never forget. But this time of year can also come with a lot of questions… For experienced drama teachers, how do you keep [...]

7 Reasons to Perform a Beat by Beat Musical


Jan 5, 2016 Children's Plays, Children's Theatre 2 Comments

You won’t blow your budget. Our shows are priced way below those big-name publishers. We have the flexibility to give you low prices because we don’t deal with complicated trademarks, contracts, rights holders, licensing fees…(and other important sounding language.) Here’s a simple price comparison: an elementary school looking to produce MTI’s The Lion King JR [...]

FIRST LISTEN: Press Start Opening Number


Oct 28, 2015 Children's Plays, Children's Theatre, Press Start , , , 3 Comments

Click below to listen to and read-through an early release of the opening number of PRESS START, a new 45-minute musical for young actors! PRESS START will be available for ePerusal and pre-order on November 2nd, 2015. The Production Kit will be available on December 15th, 2015. — DISCLAIMER: It is again Federal copyright law to print, photocopy, [...]

Coming Soon: The Most Epic Birthday Party Ever!


Oct 2, 2013 Children's Plays, Children's Theatre, Epic Birthday Party , , , 0 Comments

The countdown begins…13 days until we release the ePerusal to our brand new children’s musical: THE MOST EPIC BIRTHDAY PARTY EVER! Skyler and her older brother Charlie have never gotten along. But during Skyler’s mysterious 12th birthday party, their rivalry reaches EPIC proportions. OCTOBER 15th: ePerusal available for FREE download NOVEMBER 1st: Production Kit available [...]

“The production was a great success and everyone loved it…”


Oct 31, 2012 Children's Plays, Children's Theatre, Testimonial, We Are Monsters , , , 0 Comments

Today we received some kind words from Harry Evans, who recently directed We Are Monsters at Willow Grove Primary School in Victoria, Australia. “Hi Denver, Thanks for your email. The production was a great success and everyone loved it. We are a small rural school with eighty students and all the students from Prep to year [...]

Delavan-Darien School District presents “We Are Monsters” [PHOTOS]


Oct 8, 2012 Children's Plays, Children's Theatre, Production Photos, We Are Monsters , , 0 Comments

This past summer the Dalavan-Darien School District presented We Are Monsters in Delavan, WI. Directed by Janet Palmer, the cast consisted of 22 elementary and middle school students from around the district.  Check out their production photos below! — Beat by Beat Press believes in the power of musical theatre to inspire children. That’s why we create [...]

“Musicville” to Make International Debut this Weekend in Trinidad & Tobago


Sep 14, 2012 Children's Plays, International, Musicville 0 Comments

On September 15th, Musicville will premier at the Naparima Bowl in San Fernando, Trinidad & Tobago. This will be the first time Musicville is performed outside of the United States. The Trebles Youth Choir will present the show under the direction of Marilyn Lalla.  We couldn’t be happier to see our little musicals beginning to bring joy [...]

Children’s Musical Theatre Festival Presents “The Grunch” [PHOTOS]


Aug 17, 2012 Children's Plays, Production Photos, The Grunch , , , , 0 Comments

The Children’s Musical Theatre Festival presented a workshop production of “The Grunch” July 21-22, 2012 in midtown Manhattan. Below are photos from the production.  The cast was comprised of kids 7-12 from around the world who auditioned to be part of the workshop. “The Grunch” is the newest title from Beat by Beat Press to [...]

Act One Scene 1 Presents NOBLE GNARBLE With 117 Actors [PHOTO]


Aug 7, 2012 Children's Plays, Noble Gnarble, Production Photos , , , , , 0 Comments

Act One Scene 1, a summer theatre program in Brockton, MA, presented Journey of the Noble Gnarble on August 3-4th.  Their production involved 117 actors!  (Ages 10-16) Here’s what the director, Matt Cunningham, had to say about the experience: Hi Denver, I am happy to say that things went VERY, VERY well this past weekend. We [...]