Gary Rue, composer
34 pgs. 15 Characters
Originally produced by Steppingstone Theatre
Run Time: 60 minutes
Audience Recommendation: 6+
Based on a whimsical Japanese folktale, this musical is an adventure fantasy for all ages. Here come the Oni (giants) marching through the village taking all of the children for their favorite treat: Baby Belly Buttons! But one brave little girl, Uriko-hime, was born in a watermelon and has no Belly Button! Uriko-hime enlists the help of her friends Dog, Pheasant, and Monkey to seek out the Oni and return the children of the village to their families.