Runaway Rue
Musical Fairytale with Puppets and People

Concept, Book, Lyrics by Stacey Weingarten

Music & Addt'l Lyrics by Angela Parrish

When Rue’s human mom drops a bombshell--they’re moving across the country—Rue is devastated. Even Rue’s Fairy Dogmother can’t change her mind about moving to Hollywoof (you know, LA)—especially when Rue learns she’s moving in with a new step-dad and his a-little-too-perfect, little-too-loveable puppy named Jack. A family she never bargained for, a place that doesn’t feel like home... What’s a dog to do, but run away? Alone and confused on the streets of Los Angeles, Rue goes on a journey of self-discovery with new and old friends alike before returning home to a very worried mom and realizing that Furever Home is a place in your heart, and Furever Family is the one you choose.

This family-friendly pop musical is told by a colorful cast of puppets and people and aimed at kids 4-10 (but it’s fun for co-viewing of all ages, like a Disney/Pixar film).

Pitch materials (including script) available on request. Currently seeking development opportunities.

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Rediscover Happily Furever After!

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Miss Gladys the Fairy Dogmother, the Real Rue, and me (Stacey)!
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Squish (Rue's BFF) and Rue*
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Hollywoof Hounds Apollo and Artemis*
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Alex (Rue's mom) and Rue*
Miss Gladys makes magic*
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The Real Jack
(He really is a Good Dog)
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The Real Moo Kitty
*Images from Rescue Rue (The Original)