Moo Juice the Musical

Five, five-year-olds are dropped off and become trapped at the TimeOut Daycare when their loving, but wayward care provider, Ms. Patty, leaves them to their own devices for the entire day. (It just happens to be on Parent Observation Day, too, and the children are observed through an imaginary two-way mirror.)
They become the masters of their rock n' roll, musical universe! Dance fights, imaginary...
Five, five-year-olds are dropped off and become trapped at the TimeOut Daycare when their loving, but wayward care provider, Ms. Patty, leaves them to their own devices for the entire day. (It just happens to be on Parent Observation Day, too, and the children are observed through an imaginary two-way mirror.)
They become the masters of their rock n' roll, musical universe! Dance fights, imaginary playmates, Captain Chaos, and escapes keep this show hopping for young audiences or audiences of any age.
Performed with intermission; Running Time (90 min.)
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Moo Juice the Musical

Character Information

  • Krissy
    Any age,
    Any race and any ethnic identity
    ,
    Female
    Acts as 5 years old; Very driven, intelligent, fun-loving. Self-appointed organizer of all activities in Time Out Daycare. Type A+ and control freak. Wants to live in a controlled, structured environment 24/7. Weary and annoyed by the presence of a new baby brother at home. She is always one moment away from a complete emotional breakdown. (Mezzo-belter/Soprano)
  • Mary Jane
    Any age
    Acts 5 years old; 5 going on 40; Confident, prone to dramatics, free spirit; Direct, spunky and sassy.
    Dances rather than walks. Always wears a tutu. Wants harmony between all her
    friends. Feels every movement and emotion of the earth.(Mezzo-belter)
  • Katie
    Female
    5 years old; Shy with a
    sadness about her, but
    sarcastic member of the
    Time Out kids. Hates leaving
    the safety of home to go to
    daycare. Uber-intelligent.
    Asthmatic and needs her
    inhaler when she feels
    anxious. She has constant
    hair issues. She rarely opens
    up emotionally. Wants to go
    home. (Mezzo/Soprano)
  • Joseph
    Male
    5 years old; Alpha male, but
    not a bully. Impulsive and
    highly-energetic like a young
    puppy. Wants desperately to
    explore world outside of Time
    Out. Doesn’t mean to get in
    trouble, but does anyway.
    Flits from one activity to
    another. Strong and fearless
    leader. Wears a cape at all
    times. He is always seeking
    snacks. Feels each emotion
    intensely. Becomes agitated
    when over-stimulated. (Tenor or high baritone)
  • Charlie
    Male
    5 years old; Joseph’s best
    friend and biggest fan. A
    follower who wants to be
    brave and strong. Speaks
    with a speech impediment:
    he replaces all "L" and
    "R" sounds with "W"s so the
    words from his mouth sound
    very much like Elmer Fudd.
    Naive, sweet and sincere.
    (Tenor/Baritone)
  • Ms. Patty
    Female
    30-50 years old; Daycare
    director and child wrangler;
    Genuinely loves and cares
    for the Time Out kids.
    Wants children to be safe
    and interact well. Comic
    personality.(Mezzo)

Development History

  • Workshop
    ,
    The Chestnut Fine Arts Center
    ,
    2010

Production History

  • University
    ,
    Emporia State University (Emporia, KS)
    ,
    2018
  • High School
    ,
    Shawnee Mission North High School (Mission, KS)
    ,
    2011
  • Professional
    ,
    The Chestnut Fine Arts Center
    ,
    2010