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Back to the 80's is a musical written by Neil Gooding with the original musical adaption made by Scott Copeman. It was later re-orchestrated and arranged by Brett Foster injust prior to the Australian Production. The musical is a jukebox musical featuring pop songs from the s, as well as a rap song written by Neil Gooding.
It is the early s and the main character Corey Snr. The Letter - Various - Dancing Into The 80s the first day of senior yearthe math teacher, Mr. Cocker, and the senior student co-ordinator, Ms. Brannigan, welcome the students to the school with an assembly. They announce that elections for senior school president will be held the next Friday. Running alongside them are Micheal Feldman, the hottest, most popular boy at school, his VPs being his friend Tiffany Houston and Cyndi Rockin Foo - Rockin Foo, a cheerleader who is very popular with the boys.
From the attention he garners from the female student population, it is clear the Michael is in the lead to win. After the assembly, Corey seeks out Tiffany Houston, his lifelong neighbor whom he has been in love with since they were children. Tiffany is nice and friendly towards Corey, but is oblivious to his feelings for her.
Instead, Tiffany admits to Corey that she likes Michael. They are twins who are Cyndi's friends from dance class. They immediately fit in with the popular kids, unlike Corey, who slinks away dejected.
Cyndi introduces Mel and Kim to the popular boys, and plans to set the two of them up with Huey and Lionel. The popular kids, led by Tiffany, talk about their summer vacation, the girls talking about how they got home late from many parties, irritating their parents "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" while the guys, led by Michael, talk about how they spent all summer working, Michael saving up to buy a car "Footloose".
The Mighty Moguls - Doin The Whoop-De-Doo With The Mighty Moguls school, Corey, Alf and Kirk begin work on an election campaign. Tiffany tells Corey that her team is having trouble with getting Michael to actually focus on creating a campaign.
As they're working, Feargal enters, dictating that in the s, technology will advance. He is thoroughly mocked. Corey then reveals his election plan to Alf and Kirk - a concert, similar Keith Tippett Octet - From Granite To Wind that of the Live Aid concerts, to help fund the school prom.
However, after a small scuffle, Michael Feldman and Billy Arnold, together with Lionel Astley and Huey Jackson, end up stealing Corey's concert idea without his knowledge. On election day, Michael recruits the cheerleaders to help make his presentation extra flashy "Mickey". He takes the stand and pitches the concert idea to the student body.
Everyone reacts positively to the idea "Michael's Election Rap". Corey is next up to pitch his campaign, but with his only idea stolen, he bombs his presentation. Feargal, Laura and Debbie are next up, and Feargal's The Letter - Various - Dancing Into The 80s includes the advance of technology, informing the students to their horror that CDs will replace cassette tapes "Video Killed the Radio Star".
The election commences and Michael wins by a landslide. Corey Snr. Corey Jnr. They all agree that Lykorian - Root - The Book things they love from the s, like Star Wars and the Atariwill be around forever.
Kirk and Alf leave when Corey starts getting ready for bed. He falls asleep, and dreams of a world in which he is a Luke Skywalker character, and Tiffany is his Princess Leia. They dance together, madly in love, before Darth Vader enters, stealing Tiffany away. Darth Vader reveals himself as Michael. Corey wakes in a cold sweat "Glory of love". Halfway through the school year, a new girl by the name of Eileen Reagan comes to the school. After class, Mr. Cocker surprises Ms. Brannigan with flowers for their one-year anniversary.
Cocker wants to be more open about their relationship, but Ms. Brannigan wants to stay professional at school. Just as they are about to kiss, Laura and Debbie run in, alerting Mr.
Cocker that Feargal is being beat up by two junior girls. Before leaving to go help, Mr. Cocker sets a date with Ms. At lunch, Corey is preparing himself to ask Tiffany out. Unbeknownst to him, Michael is preparing to do the same. They compete for her affection "I'm Gonna Be Miles ". Tiffany chooses Michael, telling Corey that she sees him as a brother. In another part of the school, Mr.
Cocker has confiscated a dirty magazine from Huey. Huey tells his friends that he found the magazine in his dad's cupboard, and it's from the s. They laugh together, and Huey jokes that Mr. Cocker is probably in his office "having a perve". While looking through the magazine, Mr. Cocker recognizes one All About You - Donell Jones - My Heart the models as Ms. He confronts her about it, and she admits that she did pose for the magazine when she was Michael has forgotten about the concert idea that helped get him elected,and so Corey steps up, asking Mr.
Cocker if he can put on the concert. Cocker agrees, and calls an assembly where he announces the concert will commence, under Corey's direction. At first, the students are unenthused, but with some urging from the faculty, they eventually come around "Man In The Mirror". The concert is The Letter - Various - Dancing Into The 80s huge success, with the cast lined up in full s garb to sing to The Letter - Various - Dancing Into The 80s parents "We are the World".
Corey's parents are The Letter - Various - Dancing Into The 80s in Indianapolisso he throws a huge party at his house "Dancing on the ceiling". It is there that Mr. Cocker officially ends things with Ms. The whole party is ruined when Corey's parents come home early, and Corey is grounded.
After the student body scatters from the scene, Corey begins cleaning up. Outside his house, he accidentally interrupts Michael and Tiffany kissing. Brannigan returns The Letter - Various - Dancing Into The 80s fetch her sweater. Feargal has taken up Karate from the unseen groundskeeper, Mr. Prom is fast approaching, and everyone is anxious to find a date.
Eileen finds another letter in her locker, this one actually signed by Michael, which states that he's in love with her. The girls, overjoyed, celebrate "Walking On Sunshine". The boys continue placing letters in her locker. Tiffany, Cyndi, Mel and Kim are gossiping about the boys. They are all getting cars, but Kim tells the girls that Michael's car is nothing to be seen. Michael shows up in his new car, along with Huey, Billy and Lionel. Before class, Ms. Brannigan attempts to talk to Mr.
Cocker because she misses him, but Mr. Cocker can't get over the magazine incident. He goes to teach his class but becomes distracted by the memory of the picture, and in his head, the class starts to taunt him "Centerfold".
Billy has recruited some girls to help him ask Cyndi to the prom "Never Gonna Give You Up"but Cyndi coldly rejects him, telling the story to her friends later on "Material Girl". As Michael and his gang are putting another letter into Eileen's locker, Eileen, Laura and Debbie stumble upon them. The girls mistakenly believe that Michael has come to ask Eileen to prom, but Michael and Huey tell them the truth in the most cruel way possible. Laura and Debbie take a sobbing Eileen away.
Tiffany, having seen the whole thing, angrily breaks up with Michael in front of the whole school. Michael and his gang tries to leave the scene, but Feargal stops them, demanding they go apologize to Eileen immediately. They refuse, and Michael engages Feargal in a Handholders - Believo! - Things Aint So, causing Feargal to get a bloody nose. Then, Mr. Miyagi, in Feargal's head, guides him through what to do, and he beats Michael to the ground in front of Huey, Billy and Lionel.
In the schoolyard, Eileen is sobbing by herself. Corey enters and starts trying to comfort her. She confesses that she feels that she doesn't fit in. She thought that she had found her place, but now she knows that everyone has been laughing at her behind the back.
Tiffany enters, praising Corey for being supportive of Eileen. She confesses that she wants to go to prom with him, but thinks he's going with Eileen.
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