#2 – “Fall in Line”

In “Higher”, the opening number of the show, the students are getting ready for yet another day of oppressive high-stakes testing.

Recording performed by students from Wright State University. 
In “Fall in Line, ” the second song in the show, Hannah and the Cobras introduce the Springfield System (for Scholastic Success) to the whole school by way of this high-energy conga.

Recording performed by Rob Hartmann. 

#3 – “Help Me Help You”

In “Higher”, the opening number of the show, the students are getting ready for yet another day of oppressive high-stakes testing.

Recording performed by students from Wright State University. 
In “Fall in Line, ” the second song in the show, Hannah and the Cobras introduce the Springfield System (for Scholastic Success) to the whole school by way of this high-energy conga.

Recording performed by Rob Hartmann. 
In “Fall in Line, ” the second song in the show, Hannah and the Cobras introduce the Springfield System (for Scholastic Success) to the whole school by way of this high-energy conga.

Recording performed by Rob Hartmann. 
In “Help Me Help You, ” Hannah convinces Principal Mungus to give her free reign over the school to improve scholastic performance.

Recording performed by Rob Hartmann. 

#4 – “Kelly the Destroyer”

“Kelly the Destroyer,” the 4th song in the show, is interwoven among scenes from Kelly’s past in which she has gotten herself in a little bit of trouble.

Recording performed by Rob Hartmann.

#5 – “The Scientific Method”

During “The Scientific Method, ” the 5th song in the show, Kelly and Rikki are breaking into the basement of the school to investigate what might be wrong with the air conditioning.

Recording by very talented Wright State University students on some very faulty microphones. Forgive the recording quality, please.

#11 – “Fall in Line” (Reprise)

In “So Darn Cute, ” the 8th song in the show, Mouse and The Mammals rehearse a song about otters for the River Otter Awareness Dance.

Recording performed by Katie Kring on a somewhat muffled microphone.
When Addie does not show up to the dance as planned, Mouse sings “My Otter” about otters and friendship.

Recording performed by Katie Kring on a very muffled microphone.
When the Cobras show up to trash the dance, they sing a terrifying reprise of “Fall in Line.”

Recording instrumental only. Vocals to be added soon!

Writing the Right Song

In this conversation from February 13th (Friday the 13th, oooh…), we talk about smiling villains who lure you into their web oh so cheerily… In this conversation from February 13th (Friday the 13th, oooh…), we talk about smiling villains who lure you into their web oh so cheerily… In this …

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The Springfield System & The Miami Sound Machine

In this conversation from February 13th (Friday the 13th, oooh…), we talk about smiling villains who lure you into their web oh so cheerily… In this conversation from February 13th (Friday the 13th, oooh…), we talk about smiling villains who lure you into their web oh so cheerily… In this …

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Not The End Of The World Demo

So you might remember when Katie did some early morning sketching on “Not the End of the World.” Here’s the next evolution of the song, one version with Rob singing and one version with Katie singing. Rob’s Version Katie’s Version This song takes place after the race at the track. …

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Stunt Singers

I (Rob) recently had a production of one of my other shows, Vanishing Point, at Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio. The students there were kind enough to sing “Higher”, our opening number, for me, which I recorded as sort of a quick-and-dirty demo. Usually Katie and I sing our …

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