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"Who sat me next to Estella?"
When eight eccentric 17-year-olds arrive at their school's college/career center to take the absolute-most-important test of their high school lives, they wind up creating and destroying friendships, exposing their deep-rooted suburban angst, and singing and dancing like whoa.
About the Show
Winner of the 2009 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Musical Theater Award, this 90-minute show features book, music and lyrics by Sam and follows the format of the test itself -- complete with a "Multiple Choice" section of internal musical monologues, a real-time 15-minute break scene, and a "Free Response"section of duets, trios, and company numbers. The eclectic score draws upon everything from bossa nova to gospel to classic showtunes to folk rock ballads.
Standardized Testing - The Musical!!! was developed with Penn State NU Musicals, and is licensed by Playscripts, Inc.
Listen and Watch
I'm Sitting Next To EstellaSophie Bell
00:00 / 02:48
La La LandChris Reynalds and Company
00:00 / 02:56
Friend Until Tomorrow / ScootShea Gomez, Sophie Bell & Company
00:00 / 05:17
Sam Tedaldi sings "I'm Sitting Next to Estella".
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