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Music by Jason Marks

Book/Lyrics by Debra Clinton

Originally commissioned by Virginia Rep on Tour, 2017

Ellis Island: Gateway of Dreams
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One Act; Musical

4 men, 2 women

Themes: History, Immigration, America

Materials: Script, Vocal Score, Accompaniment Tracks

Run time: 55 minutes

The Story: On an immigrant ship to America, 6 hopeful strangers meet as they travel to Ellis Island in search of freedom, success, and a better life.  Originally commissioned by Virginia Rep On Tour, this powerful musical is perfect for family or children's theatre programming all over the country.  

Songs: "Look Ahead," "Golden Streets," "Sounds," "Say the Right Thing," "The American Way," "You Are With Me," "First Steps."

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