Aldermaston Players

2009 Personals


a musical comedy revue in 2 acts.

Book & Lyrics by David Crane, Seth Friedman & Marta Kauffman.
Music by William Dreskin, Joel Philip Friedman, Seth Friedman, Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz & Michael Skloff

Personals is a collection of comic scenes, monologues and songs based around personal ads in newspapers … and the responses that are received!

Personals was conceived in 1985 by Marta Kauffman and David Crane who a few years later created the popular television comedy, Friends.

The songs in the show are from a collection of writers : Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked) and Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast) , William Dreskin, Joel Phillip Friedman, Seth Friedman and Michael Skloff, who wrote Friends’ theme tune “I’ll Be There for You”.