An exhilarating history musical for young adults.
Thomas Edison knows his lightbulb works better than any other, but how will he prove it to the world? By announcing that he will light up all of lower Manhattan, of course! Easier said than done in this adventure that takes us on a journey over two continents full of colorful characters, setbacks and triumphs.
The Invention of Edison will take students on a journey through a pivotal time in history. Funny, fast paced and touching, The Invention of Edison is about the make or break moment behind the man we may or may not know, and ultimately how he changed the world forever.
Length: 50 Minutes
Cast: 7 +
Male 5/Female 2
-Chorus can be easily added of Builders, Stewards, Investors, Crowds, Reporters, etc.
Accompaniment CD: Yes
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The Invention of Edison was originally commissioned and presented by Pittsburgh CLO