​Nate the Great
based on the book by Marjorie Sharmat
all rights reserved
book and lyrics by John Maclay
music and lyrics by Brett Ryback
orchestrations and arrangements by Brett Ryback
directed by Kari Hayter

Study Guide and Program

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PDF: Nate the Great Study Guide
Come along as the world’s greatest kid detective searches for clues and learns to see the world in new ways. Get insights into Nate the Great​.
Nate the Great Program
PDF: Nate the Great program
Learn more about the production, cast & creative team by downloading ​the program.

Stories and Video

John Maclay
An Interview with Nate the Great Playwright John Maclay
Playwright John Maclay ​talks about why he always thought Nate the Great would make a great family musical.
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Four Questions with Nate the Great Composer Brett Ryback
Learn more about Brett Ryback and his musical production in our Q&A.
Nancy Drew
Greatest Kid Detectives
In a nod to this clever musical, we take a look at some other popular, fictional kid detectives.
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Making Nate Great
​He solves crimes and loves purple pancakes. Learn more about his life and the musical, Nate the Great.
Storytime
SCR Storytime!
Watch this excerpt from ​Nate the Great featuring photos from our ​production!
Marjorie Sharmat and Nate the Great
Meet Nate the Great Author Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Author Marjorie Sharmat wrote the first Nate the Great book in 1972 and the series now includes more than two​-dozen books featuring the boy detective.
The cast of Nate the Great
Meet the Cast
The cast of Nate the Great loves a great detective story. That’s probably a big reason why they’re drawn to this fun new musical that helps kids see the world in a new way.

​Photos

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Mom (Erika Shindele), Nate (Daniel Bellusci), Harry (Xavier Watson), Rosamond (Luzma Ortiz) and Annie (Domonique Paton) in ​Nate the Great. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Annie (Domonique Paton), Nate (Daniel Bellusci) and Harry (Xavier Watson) in ​Nate the Great. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Harry (Xavier Watson), Annie (Domonique Paton), Nate (Daniel Bellusci), Rosamond (Luzma Ortiz) and Mom (Erika Schindele) in ​Nate the Great. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Annie (Domonique Paton), Nate (Daniel Bellusci) and Rosamond (Luzma Ortiz) ​in ​Nate the Great. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Fang (Erika Schindele), Nate (Daniel Bellusci) and Annie (Domonique Paton) in ​Nate the Great. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.

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Mom (Erika Schindele) and Nate (Daniel Bellusci)  in ​Nate the Great. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.


Photo: Xavier Watson, Domonique Paton, Daniel Bellusci, Luzma Ortiz and Erika Schindele in ​Nate the Great. Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR.