THE GREAT BRAIN

Music by David Evans, lyrics by Faye Greenberg. Adapted from the series of books by John D. Fitzgerald, focusing on the story of Britches Dotty. Commissioned and originally produced by Theatreworks/USA. First production, directed by David Armstrong, opened at the Promenade Theatre, NYC, July, 1994, followed by a three-year national tour. Cast included Kevin Cahoon, Jace Draper and Tonye Patano.

“I thoroughly recommend this fresh and cheerful musical.” – New York Post

“(The) fast-moving book mingles old-fashioned innocence and contemporary calculation to charming and purposeful effect… good fun accompanied by a message about friendship.” – The New York Times

“A very smart musical.” – The Reporter Dispatch (Westchester, NY)

“…teaches values of friendship and of reading as it delights young audience members.” – New York Newsday