Looking for a musical for your children's choir to do this spring or summer?
There are dozens of children's musicals out there, with topics ranging from Creation to the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000, Noah, Moses, Esther, Jonah and everything in between. Most are based on a familiar Bible story, though set in a more modern context.
Some include production notes with ideas for set design, staging, and costumes. Others can be put together in less time with a smaller group of children.
I tend to look at the quality of the music first - something that's singable and in a good range - then, I look for meaningful text - a story line based on scripture with sound theological teaching.
I did a little searching to see what I could turn up this year - here are a few spring/general musicals worth considering: