Synopses & Reviews
Every performance needs a little scandal and . . . andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;bandgt;andlt;bigandgt;DRAMA!andlt;/bigandgt;andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Spawned from Hollywood's A-list glitterati, nearly every student at the exclusive Orion Academy is a singer, dancer, model, or actor -- with the ego to match. So how do you fit so many budding stars into one school musical? andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Multi-cast, of course. It's a andlt;iandgt;Wizard of Ozandlt;/iandgt; like no other: four Dorothys, two Scarecrows, two Glindas, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. Every "star" gets a moment in the spotlight. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Meanwhile, Bryan Stark, narrator extraordinaire, needs to shed some light on a more scandalous plot. Dorothys are mysteriously dropping out of the show, one after the other. If Bryan doesn't figure out why, there may be no one left to click her heels by opening night. . . .
This first book of a new series opens the curtain on a high school theater group putting on a production of "The Wizard of Oz." However, a mystery unfolds as cast members begin dropping out one by one.
Follow aspiring comedian Brian Stark as he survives the daily dramas of his posh high school in Malibu and all the events leading up to the lavish spring musical. Original.
About the Author
Paul Ruditis has written more than thirty books based on some of the most popular shows on television, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star Trek, The West Wing, and Alias. He is also the author of an original fiction series for teens, DRAMA!, and the novel, Love, Hollywood Style. He lives in Los Angeles.