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"Here's the real adventure..."
Based on the award-winning book by the acclaimed Judith Byron Schachner with music by Sam, and book and lyrics by award-winning wordsmith Marcus Stevens, Yo, Vikings! is a tuneful and wondrous celebration of imagination and the spirit of adventure.


About the Show

Emma Katz is a spunky 10-year-old in the Philadelphia suburbs whose constant forays into her imagination (and consequent costume changes) put her at odds with her more conservative friends and family. When Emma's teacher assigns her Erik the Red for her World Discovery Day report, Emma begins to channel her own inner Viking, setting off on a real adventure to change her community for the better. 

Yo, Vikings! was originally commissioned by Upper Darby Summer Stage, where it premiered in 2010, followed by productions across the world including The Hangar Theater, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Children's Musical Theaterworks (Fresno, CA), Point Park University, and Emerson College. The show was a finalist for the Richard Rodgers Award (2011) and a Weston Playhouse New Musical Award nominee (2012), was featured in the 2019 HBO documentary Song of Parkland, and is licensed by Concord Theatricals.

Listen and Watch

Emma The RedAlyse Alan Louis and Company
00:00 / 02:42
The Terrible Tale of Sally ShapiroSerena Brook, Sam Tedaldi, Alex Wyse and Sam Willmott
00:00 / 04:04
Real AdventurePatricia Noonan
00:00 / 02:40

Listen to the full score here!

Alyse Alan Louis and company singing

"Emma the Red."

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