Treasure Swamp - A Pop Opera
Pirates, Possums & Pandemonium!
A rollicking adventure in 22 songs.
An evil pirate and his plucky monkey invade the swamp in search of hidden treasure. And they’ll destroy everything to find it. But they may have underestimated the swamp friends, who join forces to fight for their community.
43 minutes of non-stop excitement, featuring love-struck possums, a crafty raccoon, a gruff gator, a pokey turtle and so much more!
Click a song title below to hear a sample:
story opens, the Frog Chorus describes their
swamp and gives a clue of the evil nearby.
Friends, joyous in their marshy community, sing a song of celebration.
Chorus tells that Petey Possum loves Pattie and faints
(plays possum) whenever he sees her.
Petey's love song to
Pattie laments his inability to face her.
the Frog Chorus
warns of what they feared in the introduction.
Pattie, Petey and the Swamp Friends sing an anthem to their precious
by Shrewd Owl, the Swamp Friends come up with clever ideas to
Petey looks at
Pattie and collapses, and Pattie sings her love song to him.
Pirate kidnaps Pattie, The Frog Chorus keeps us in
12. One-Possum Stew
The Swamp Friends sadly return to admit their plans to stop the Pirate didn't work.
13. Running Out of Ideas Blues
But Crafty Raccoon announces
he's brought in an army of bugs to try to drive the Pirate away.
No one knows that
Pattie's in trouble until Petey overhears the Frog Chorus.
to rescue her, Petey decides to play possum so he'll get
plan works, and the Pirate announces he's changing his dinner
Chorus reminds us that while things are looking bad, everything could
Pirate sees the swarm coming, he reveals that's the one thing
he's terrfied of.
And The Frog Chorus lets us know that saved Pattie and all is well.
Petey and Shrewd Owl remind everyone that
the real treasure is their home.
the Frog Chorus rounds out the moral of the story.
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