Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
During my working career, I was confronted as many teachers were, with finding ways to engage our students.
During a ten-year period in a very working-class part of town, my fellow teachers and I staged a number of musical programs to stimulate and engage our students.
I was fortunate to have an excellent drama teacher to work with in the late 1980s.
In 1987 we performed a musical I had written when teaching at a bush school and it went well. In 1989 we decided to get ambitious and write a new show that would explore a range of emotions and scenarios. Doing a show each year had become the expectation within the school and writing a show from scratch was considered ambitious, to say the least, considering our musical ability was somewhat limited.
But we were never…
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