Book and Lyrics by Michelle Elliott
Music by Danny Larsen
Based on the children’s book “Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly” by Alan Madison with illustrations by Kevin Hawkes
Runtime: 45 min
Cast: 5F, 2M
Originally produced by the Vital Theater Company, Manhattan
Velma Gratch is excited to start first grade, but when she does she finds herself overshadowed by her older sisters! While searching for a way to stand out, Velma discovers she has a passion for butterflies! When one lands on her finger, she’s in heaven! But what is she to do when it doesn’t fly away? A charming story of a girl, a butterfly, and Velma’s metamorphosis into something unique and special.
Orchestration/Accompaniment CD available.
Take a look at the script here: THE BUTTERFLY GIRL perusal copy (sample)