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Review/Giveaway: Fancy Nancy The Musical CD. Ends May 18th

Fancy Nancy The Musical

Fancy Nancy The Musical CD. Book & Lyrics by Susan DiLallo and Music & Lyrics by Danny Abosch

Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording

About: Fancy Nancy and her friends, Bree, Rhonda, Wanda, and Lionel are going to be performing in their very first show, “Deep Sea Dances.” Nancy is positive, that’s fancy for 100 percent sure, that she and Bree will be picked to be mermaids. When another girl wins the coveted role of the mermaid, Nancy is stuck playing a dreary, dull tree. Can Nancy bring fancy flair to her role, even though it isn’t the one she wanted?

The track listing follows:

1. Overture

2. Anyone Can Be Fancy

3. What I’ll Be

4. I’m A Tree

5. You’ll Always Feel Much Better After Tea

6. On My Team

7. Something Terrible

8. You’ll Always Be My Star

9. Shark Rap

10. The Deep Sea Dances Ballet

11. A Fancier Place

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music. or Amazon


My Review: The Fancy Nancy the Musical is based on the book Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet. As Fancy and her friends wonder what they will be in the play, Fancy couldn’t wait to play the Mermaid and she was certain she was going to get the part but instead ends up playing a tree. What a tree? She always wanted to be a Mermaid. She was sure it was a mistake because tree isn’t fancy, nor does it wear ribbons or bows.

She went home to tell her mother who encouraged her that she will always feel much better after tea and she will play the best tree and that she will always be a star. When the new girl who got the Mermaid part was injured Fancy taught she will play the part now but the part went to her best friend Bree. She was upset and disappointed Bree gets offered the role.  Fancy learned that whatever part you play its more than what you wear, but to make the best of what you have. She ended up playing the best tree.

If your child is a fan of Fancy Nancy books and missed the live Broadway musical the music CD did its best to portray the musical.
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this CD from the composer  in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.


About the Composer, Arranger, and Music Educator: Danny Abosch is the composer/lyricist of Placebo, a new musical that won the 2012 PMTP Development Award, including a fully produced workshop at the Pasadena Playhouse, directed by Ryan Scott Oliver. Placebo has also been workshopped at the University of Michigan, Oklahoma City University, Emerson College, and Pace University. Danny wrote music and co-wrote lyrics for Fancy Nancy the Musical with book writer/lyricist Susan DiLallo, which is currently running at Vital Theatre in New York City (since September 2012), and on tour. To read more visit

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Winner is #9 – Mel


April 28, 2013 - Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , ,


  1. What an amazing way to introduce young children to musicals. If I win, the CD will be donated to the library where I work so that it can be enjoyed by the many young patrons who love the Fancy Nancy book series.. Thank you for sharing.

    Comment by YvonneJ | April 28, 2013 | Reply

  2. I babysit for a little girl who loves Fancy Nancy books. I think that this CD would go along very nicely with her already impressive collection of this series. 🙂

    Comment by Lydia Harpe | April 28, 2013 | Reply

  3. My granddaughter loves Fancy Nancy, and They love to swirl and dance and I think that they would love this music and it would make them very happy to listen to

    Comment by Dorothy Teel | April 28, 2013 | Reply

  4. My kindergarten students love Fancy Nancy. Having the CD would be great. Going to tweet @sumrthyme. 5.Tweet:


    Comment by MJ | April 28, 2013 | Reply

    • Thanks for sharing.

      Comment by mymcbooks | April 28, 2013 | Reply

  5. My oldest granddaughter who is in kindergarden, and beginners ballet would enjoy this so much. But I think it has a great lesson also for her and her younger sister. Thanks for this oppertunity.

    Comment by ndluebke | April 28, 2013 | Reply

  6. Our music teacher would love to have this to incorporate into her lessons on musical productions. Our little ones would be so excited – especially the girls! Thank you for the opportunity!

    Comment by Rhonda P. | April 28, 2013 | Reply

  7. My daughter has always loved learning and using big words so we love the Fancy Nancy books. We did not know there was a Fancy Nancy musical, but we would have loved to see it. I am sure my daughter would love to have this CD.

    Comment by Jeryl M. | April 28, 2013 | Reply

  8. My daughter loves Fancy Nancy, I didn’t know there was a cd! How much fun she would have with this!


    Comment by lisa | April 29, 2013 | Reply

  9. My youngest son loves Fancy Nancy and has introduced her to his God Sister and she loves her!! I didn’t know there was a CD. Zee would love that. Not to mention…I could use it in the classroom for music.
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

    Comment by Mel Bourn (@MelCamino5) | April 30, 2013 | Reply

  10. We have 14 grandchildren, 8 of which are little ladies. Six of them are old enough to know who Fancy Nancy is & they all adore her. We have several Fancy Nancy books in our home library & would be thrilled to add the musical CD. I have shared your giveaway on FB & the URL to my post is:

    Comment by Georgia Beckman | May 13, 2013 | Reply

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