THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE
a new musical comedy
Book by Tom and Jack Megan
Music and Lyrics by Tom Megan
Additional Music and Lyrics by Jack Megan
It’s the 1960s, and Billy McPherson, the new kid at parochial school, is getting a fine medieval education. When the beguiling young drama teacher, Sister Katherine, sweeps into his life, he falls head-over-heels in love, resolving to become pope and to change the rules of the Church so that they can one day marry. A charming, funny new musical about first love, obsession and the search for miracles.
THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE by brothers Tom and Jack Megan was awarded the 2013 Richard Rodgers Award and will receive a studio production May 20-22, 2014 at ARS NOVA in New York City.
“The music made me wish I were Catholic again.”
“HILARIOUS! I only wish I were alive to see it.”
-Pope John XXIII
“Where’s MY musical number?”