Life in the Middle

Life in the Middle
by PK Pickens, KJ Sanchez

Productions (5)
  • Rock Musical
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 7 either (8-17 actors possible: 4-9 f, 4-9 m)
  • Set: The play is set in a "cafegymatorium" i.e., an all-purpose room found in any middle school. There are no specific set requirements, other than the average items found in a middle school: tables, chairs, desks, books, etc.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-295-6

Life in the Middle
by PK Pickens, KJ Sanchez

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Productions (5)
  • Rock Musical
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 7 either (8-17 actors possible: 4-9 f, 4-9 m)
  • Set: The play is set in a "cafegymatorium" i.e., an all-purpose room found in any middle school. There are no specific set requirements, other than the average items found in a middle school: tables, chairs, desks, books, etc.

Based on interviews with real students, this inventive musical delves into the shifting perspectives middle schoolers have regarding their families, school, growing pains, and what it really feels like to be caught in that strange age between childhood and adulthood. Designed for actors in middle school to perform with their own rock band, Life in the Middle offers young and old audiences alike an inspiring glimpse into the lives of some extraordinary kids and reminds those in middle school today that they are not alone.

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Pricing Information

Libretto $9.99
piano/vocal score $18.99
demo CD $10.99

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Based on interviews with real students, this inventive musical delves into the shifting perspectives middle schoolers have regarding their families, school, growing pains, and what it really feels like to be caught in that strange age between childhood and adulthood. Designed for actors in middle school to perform with their own rock band, Life in the Middle offers young and old audiences alike an inspiring glimpse into the lives of some extraordinary kids and reminds those in middle school today that they are not alone.

  • Rock Musical
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 7 either (8-17 actors possible: 4-9 f, 4-9 m)
  • Set: The play is set in a "cafegymatorium" i.e., an all-purpose room found in any middle school. There are no specific set requirements, other than the average items found in a middle school: tables, chairs, desks, books, etc.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-295-6
Production Packages Include

  • 11 librettos (the book and lyrics)
  • 11 piano/vocal score
  • 1 demo CD
  • 1 accompaniment CD

Pricing and other details are provided during the order process. Higher quantities of some items may be purchased.

Published Reviews

"...a perfectly charming and often poignant look at those turbulent years, caught between childhood and maturity."

Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Production History

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APR 26, 2017 - APR 26, 2017
Goff Middle School
Pawtucket, RI United States
Goff Middle School Pawtucket, RI United States
APR 09, 2016 - APR 09, 2016
United Activities Unlimited
Staten Island, NY United States
United Activities Unlimited Staten Island, NY United States
MAY 15, 2014 - MAY 15, 2014
McIntosh Middle School Drama Club
Sarasota, FL United States
McIntosh Middle School Drama Club Sarasota, FL United States
JUN 24, 2010 - JUN 27, 2010
Two River Theater Company
Red Bank, NJ United States
Two River Theater Company Red Bank, NJ United States
OCT 16, 2009 - OCT 30, 2009
Asolo Repertory Theatre
Sarasota, FL United States
Asolo Repertory Theatre Sarasota, FL United States
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JUN 24, 2010 - JUN 27, 2010
Two River Theater Company
Red Bank, NJ United States
Two River Theater Company Red Bank, NJ United States
OCT 16, 2009 - OCT 30, 2009
Asolo Repertory Theatre
Sarasota, FL United States
Asolo Repertory Theatre Sarasota, FL United States