Beat by Beat Press is an innovative online publisher specializing in contemporary children’s musicals, ideal for schools and community theaters. The company stands out for its unique approach to children’s theater, focusing on creating original plays specifically designed for young performers. This approach includes offering a diverse range of plays with large cast sizes, ensuring that every child has an opportunity to shine.
Their catalog is notable for its variety and relevance, featuring titles that resonate with today’s young generation. Each play is crafted from the ground up with an emphasis on age-appropriateness, relatable themes, and Broadway-quality music that both children and audiences love. Some of the popular titles from Beat by Beat Press include “We Are Monsters,” “Musicville,” “The Grunch,” and “Space Pirates!” among others.
Additionally, Beat by Beat Press offers a range of teaching drama resources and books, such as “Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook” and “Teaching Musical Theatre: The Essential Handbook.” These resources are aimed at educators and theater directors, providing valuable tools and insights for teaching drama and musical theater to young performers.
The company also offers free ePerusals of their plays, making it easy for educators and directors to explore and select suitable productions for their needs. The production kits provided by Beat by Beat Press are comprehensive, including actor books, director guides, piano-vocal scores, vocal and accompaniment tracks, and more, ensuring a seamless theater production experience.
Since its inception in 2011, Beat by Beat Press has quickly grown to become a leading resource in children’s musical theater, with their plays being licensed in over 75 countries worldwide and attracting a significant online following.