Promise U.

2000 Dove Award Nominee
Best Children's/Youth Musical
Includes Digital Products

Featuring Precious Promises to Famous Followers of the Past 2000 Years
by Kathie Hill with Brian Best and Melody Morris

It's the annual "Cram 'n Jam" at Promise University - time to study for the big P2F2P2K exam, or "Precious Promises to Famous Followers of the Past 2000 Years!" Dee jay "Stan the Man" provides music for jammin' while student body president, Valerie Dictorian leads the crammin' as the P.U. students review God's promises to Paul, Martin Luther, Pocahontas, the Wesleys, Harriet Tubman and missionary Gladys Aylward. History and Literature professor Juan Zaponatime, sophomore wrestling champ, Marvelous Marty and Music teacher, Senora Doreme Fasolati are just some of the zany characters on the Promise U. campus who help to share God's promises through a variety of presentations and musical styles. Before the Cram 'n Jam closes, the kids realize that the greatest promise is "Whoever calls on the name of the Lord will be saved" and that God's promises are for all believers, whether they lived 2000 years ago or today!

Ages: 1st – 8th grades
Speaking parts: from 11 to 20, with optional adult parts
Solos: minimum of 10
Set: indoor or outdoor setting; can be as simple or elaborate as you choose
Costumes: Promise U. shirts and contemporary character costumes
Voicing: Unison/2-part
Difficulty Level: Easy
Video options: Director’s Aide & Video includes photos or drawings of “famous followers” in musical and accompaniment video to “All Who Call with Just as I Am” featuring Billy Graham footage
Performance Time: Approximately 50 minutes

"Promise U" was THE BEST musical I have directed - and I've done many! I loved the music (especially the new versions of older songs like "Just As I Am" and "Precious Lord, Take my Hand"), loved the creativity in the drama, and loved helping the kids learn some church history. My kids have done well with other musicals but this one far exceeded the others. Kathie, thank you for writing "Promise U."
Dorothy Ayres, Oak Park, IL

"Promise U" is so packed with good things, it's hard to know where to start. The songs are great, the drama is fun and the kids learn SO much about their Christian heritage. There is not a wasted moment in all the teaching plans. I have adopted the theme verse as one of my own life verses - "they believed His promises and sang His praise."
Diane Dawson, The People's Church, Franklin, TN

Kathie’s Note: This musical is timeless in its introduction of Christian figures through history. From Paul’s conversion to the “real” story of Pocahontas to the “chill bump” moment of the video footage of Billy Graham (included in the Director’s Aide and Video) this musical is witty and winsome, ending with a strong salvation message. Promise U is another of my favorites, especially for involving older children or teens in your program.

Song Titles:

  • Promise U.
  • A Brand New Me
  • Truth is Truth
  • I Am with You
  • O, For a Thousand Tongues with Rejoice the Lord Is King
  • Precious Lord, Take My Hand with Lead Me On
  • Give It Up, Get It Back
  • All Who Call with Just As I Am
  • All God's Promises
  • Finale - Promise U.
Quantity Discounts on Listening CDs
1 2-9 10+
$12.95 $7.95 $5.95


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Listening CD - Promise U - SALE PRICED

Listening CD - Promise U - SALE PRICED

Jewel cased CD with full cover art and complete musical contains the entire musical with dialogue and songs. (2 -9 @ $7.95 ea / 10+ @ $5.95 ea.)
Compact Disc $9.95

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Listening CD Bulk Pack - Promise U.

Listening CD Bulk Pack - Promise U.

Paper sleeved CDs of complete musical with all song and dialogue.
Bulk Pack 10 CDs $49.95

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Gently Used Choral Book - Promise U. - Grade A+

Gently Used Choral Book - Promise U. - Grade A+

Songs, script, production notes & piano transcription - pristine.
Printed Paperback $4.95

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Gently Used Choral Book - Promise U - Grade B

Gently Used Choral Book - Promise U - Grade B

Songs, script, production notes & piano transcription with taped internal spine.
Printed Paperback $3.95

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Accompaniment CD - Promise U.

Accompaniment CD - Promise U.

Jewel cased CD with spilt left channel instrumentation/right channel choral vocals and stereo instrumentation only. (No dialogue or solos.).
Compact Disc $89.95

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Instructional/Movement DVD - Promise U.

Instructional/Movement DVD - Promise U.

Choreography demonstrations for up to 7 songs in musical plus staging, costuming and prop instructions.
DVD $24.95

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Director's Aide Pages - Promise U.

Director's Aide Pages - Promise U.

Up to 200 downloadable pages of lesson plans, kick-off ideas, musical & spiritual activities and production & organizational helps.
Digital PDF $24.95

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