With the presidential election in full swing, now is the perfect time to bring American civics lessons to life with We the People, a musical revue that makes social studies exciting and accessible. 

Students will have a blast learning about the three branches of government, the First Amendment, presidential elections, democracy, the judicial process, and more.

Barreling through a variety of musical styles relevant to today's youth, including rock, rhythm-and-blues, and hip-hop, We the People instills American pride in audiences of all agesand inspires them to get involved and make a difference.

Approximate Running Time: 60 Minutes
Recommended Ages: Grades 4 through 8

Curriculum Connections

  • Communication and Language Arts
  • Music
  • Social Studies


  • History
  • Social Studies
  • American Government
  • Perserverence
  • Overcoming Obstacles

Fun Fact

Original director Gordon Greenberg directed the 2017 Broadway production of Holiday Inn, the West End revival of Guys and Dolls starring Rebel Wilson, and Tangled for Disney Cruise Line.

Original Credits

Book by Joe Iconis
Songs by Brad Alexander and Kevin Del Aguila; Eli Bolin and Sam Forman; Joe Iconis; Tommy Newman; Ryan Scott Oliver; Adam Overett; Erik Weiner, Mark Weiner and Jordan Allen-Dutton
Original Direction by Gordon Greenberg
Original Choreography by Michele Lynch
Scenic Design by Adam Koch
Costume Design by Lora LaVon
Orchestrations by Greg Pliska

Slide "Funny, fresh and inspired! Young audiences discover what democracy can be when it functions as it's meant to." - The New York Times Slide "Your actors are amazing. So many kids gave it two thumbs up as they were leaving." - Educator, Maple Street School, New York