#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!

#13 – “Springfield Flashback”

At the beginning of Act II, the human students learn about the Great Cobra Scare of 1953 in Springfield, Missouri.

Recording performed by Rob Hartmann, Amy Burgess, and a very creepy effect that transposes Rob up an octave.

#16 – “The Legend”

In this song, Hawkins tells the few remaining humans a legend about a girl who happens upon a village overrun with snakes, and is begged by the villagers to save them. The parts of the villagers are sung by their cobrafied friends.

Recording performed by Amy Burgess. Version with Hawkins’ narration to follow.

#17 – “Kelly The Destroyer” (Reprise)

In this song, Hawkins tells the few remaining humans a legend about a girl who happens upon a village overrun with snakes, and is begged by the villagers to save them. The parts of the villagers are sung by their cobrafied friends.

Recording performed by Amy Burgess. Version with Hawkins’ narration to follow.
In this song, Kelly looks at a comic book about her, drawn by Rikki, and we see Rikki narrate the origins of the great hero, Kelly the Destroyer.

Instrumental demo only, vocal version coming soon!

#18 – “Come Back to Bite Ya”

In this song, Hannah gloats about her victory over the humans before finishing them off for good. Although it doesn’t quite work out that way…

Partial vocal recording performed by Wright State University students. The final section is instrumental, vocals to follow.

#19 – “Turn the Page”

In this song, Hannah gloats about her victory over the humans before finishing them off for good. Although itdoesn’t quite work out that way…

Partial vocal recording performed by Wright State University students. The final section is instrumental, vocals to follow.
In the closing number of the show, after Hannah is vanquished, the students figure out how to pick up the pieces and move on.

Recording performed by Rob Hartmann.

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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