Return to the Forbidden Planet

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Samuel French, Inc., 1998 - Interplanetary voyages - 72 pages
Inspired by Shakepeare's The Tempest, this juke box musical is packed with rock 'n' roll classics such as Heard it Through the Grapevine, Young Girl, Good Vibrations, and Gloria. Blast off on a routine flight and crash into the planet D'Illyria where a sci fi version of The Tempest set to rock and roll golden oldies unfolds with glee. The planet is inhabited by a sinister scientist, Dr. Prospero; his delightful daughter Miranda; Ariel, a faithful robot on roller skates; and an uncontrollable monster, the product of Prospero's Id, whose tentacles penetrate the space craft.
 

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User Review  - Joles - LibraryThing

This script is hilarious. A farce on Forbidden Planet and pop culture it bases it's language and style from Romeo and Juliet at times. The music is all pop music and and show that declares "Beware the Ids that march" (AKA Beware the ides of March) I find sickly humorous. Read full review

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Section 1
5
Section 2
7
Section 3
9
Section 4
43
Section 5
73
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