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A contemporary musical based on the book of Acts
Acts gives biblical characters a face while telling their incredible stories of persevering faith. Through drama, dance, and song, the story follows an eclectic group of fishermen, Pharisees, and vagabonds who left everything to follow Jesus of Nazareth, and He completely changed their lives.
Acts can be produced in 2 different formats: a two-act musical, or a choral presentation with narration between songs. Performance length can range from 60 minutes to two-hours.
Music & Lyrics by Martin Landry, Janice Landry, Cathy Mays, Danny Mays & John David Maresco
Opening – Pentecost from the 2012 Production
Production Details
Acts is a "Broadway-style" musical with 22 vocal numbers. We license 2 versions:
  • Staged version ($375 license) for groups of 22 to 45+ (recommended for high school & up). We offer 90 minute and 2-hour versions of the script. Groups desiring a shorter version can produce only Act 1 which runs 60 minutes and covers the first 9 chapters of Acts, concluding with the conversion of Paul. Directors may use either version, or combine them to suit their needs. Includes up to 8 months materials rental.
  • Choral version with narration ($250 license) for choirs of 15+. Includes up to 4 months materials rental.
Each license includes rental of full piano and vocal scores. An accompaniment CD is also available.
Performance Length: 60 – 120 minutes. Can be tailored to various lengths and skill levels.
  • $375 U.S. for the staged version (8 months materials rental).
  • $250 U.S. for the choral version (4 months materials rental).
Each license allows up to 5 performances in venues up to 400 seats. For larger venues, please contact us for a quote. We add an $18.25 shipping charge for destinations in the U.S. Shipping to Canada is $54, and other international destinations are $78 U.S.
With both versions, the license fee includes the following materials
  • Reproducible script
  • Optional narration
  • 1 piano score rental
  • Up to 20 vocal books rental
  • 1 Music CD with full vocals
Additional items available (prices in U.S. dollars)
  • Accompaniment CD/Backing Track rental: $50. Instrumental music and sound effects from the original production – can be used for performance and rehearsal.
  • Permission to reproduce Acts Music CD. Can be used as a rehearsal aid for vocalists. Available only with a performance license. Maximum quantity 30: $3/per copy
  • Video Recording License: $50
  • Original Production DVD purchase: $20/ea
  • Additional Music CD purchase: $8/ea
Selected Songs from the Original Production
Walk by Faith
City Rising
Do Good
Glorify Your Name – Lydia's Song
Suffering for Jesus
For If I Die – Letters
Stephen's Song
If you have questions or would like more information, please contact us.
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