13 are a tunes into guide because of the Dan Elish, having Robert Horn while the co-librettist. It’s in the a great twelve? year-old guy entitled Evan Goldman along with his change from new huge town of Ny, Nyc, their not be able to become for the “in-crowd”, flipping 13 and you can to be a man.
12-year-old The newest Yorker Evan Goldman is surrounded by rabbis. After chanting to help you him, among them demonstrates to you if a man features his Club Mitzvah, the guy becomes a grownup. While the rabbis reveal that they’re indeed other Nyc infants, Evan informs the viewers about how exhausting turning thirteen are – specifically because the his moms and dads are becoming separated and you may he could be under great pressure to get the ideal Pub Mitzvah conceivable (“13 / Is Men”). Just as Evan believes perhaps things would-be okay, their mother calls to inform your they truly are moving to Indiana. Just after there, although not, Evan finds out a pal in his neighbor, Patrice. Evan is troubled that there aren’t people cool towns to have his Club Mitzvah. Patrice believes you to definitely the city is lame, however, things have received most useful as Evan went here (“Brand new Lamest Devote the nation”).
Brett swears payback on the Evan and Archie, and Lucy, watching the lady chance, kisses Brett
When college or university initiate, Brett, widely known son at school, summons up the bravery to inquire about Kendra, new prettiest woman in school, so you’re able to a frightening movie Friday evening thus he can kiss her which have language (“Hi Kendra”). Even after the woman closest friend Lucy’s tries to deter their, Kendra consents. Welcoming Kendra so you’re able to a terrifying film is Evan’s suggestion, therefore Brett determines you to Evan is cool and you may describes him since the “Mind.” Evan was happy. This means Brett can come to help you his Pub Mitzvah, assuming Brett comes, everyone else may come. Patrice, although not, is not happier. If she goes toward the latest Bar Mitzvah, no-one else will go because they dislike this lady. Evan will not believe it should be you to definitely crappy, however when he hands away welcomes, the guy sees Patrice is right, therefore the guy tears up her invitation (“Invitations”). While the almost every other babies share its thrill more Evan’s team, Archie enters and introduces himself. He’s disappointed within Evan to own awkward Patrice-who may have their greatest and simply pal-but intends to help make it up to her if the Evan becomes him a date that have Kendra. While using the his chronic disease so you can shame Evan towards the delivering him brand new time does not work, Archie attempts to persuade your which he can not seek out some body else (“Get Me Everything i Need / Kendra Fantasy”). Evan ultimately relents. Later, on supporter habit, Kendra instructs a unique brighten when you are Lucy eliminates while making Brett her boyfriend (“Opportunity”). Archie tries to cam Patrice toward offering Evan the next options, specifically just like the she’s an effective crush on the him, however, she actually is lost trust within the your (“Just what it Methods to Be A buddy”).
In the group, Brett tells Evan to get his mother to invest in them all seats so you’re able to “This new Bloodmaster.” Evan protests you to definitely his mother won’t buy them passes in order to a keen R-ranked movie, however, Brett explains that in case the guy does not, not one person is certainly going in order to their Bar Mitzvah. Evan schedules due to you are able to preparations, in the course of time buying with Archie have fun with his issues to guilt his mommy (“Most of the Hail your brain / Critical Illness”). And then make things best that have Patrice, Evan asks their to see the movie which have him, just like the a romantic date. Evan helps make Archie vow to accomplish nothing more than sit second so you’re able to Kendra not to ever mess up Brett’s date. Archie agrees, and everyone makes to have Monday evening (“Getting ready”).
On movie, Patrice was upset one to Evan is not even sitting alongside this lady. Brett and Kendra overthink its blocking kiss, and only since these are generally going to really do very, Archie ruins they (“Any Minute”). Patrice says to from Evan when she notices most of the he cares in the is actually Brett being angry during the him (“Suitable”). Also Archie try disappointed which have Evan, which then understands they are in danger of becoming a depressed technical (“Are A nerd”).
Then realizes that the guy set-up Archie’s date with Kendra whenever people are watching “The Bloodmaster”, that’s Kendra’s day that have Brett
Brett’s family unit members recognize that Lucy actually good for Brett and for her or him after all (“Bad Bad news”). Evan intends to help score Brett and you will Kendra straight back together with her so they can come back towards the every person’s a good top. Archie, fearing this try a suicide purpose, begs Patrice to simply help Evan. She turns up simply over the years to tell Brett to talk in order to Kendra, and you will she and you may Evan suggest what to say – while you are resolving their own items (“Give The girl”). Brett requires their advice, in which he and you can Kendra is actually two once again. Lucy, but not, wouldn’t represent which after attacking with Kendra. She spreads a beneficial rumor one Kendra try cheat toward Brett that have Evan, and gets Evan and you may Kendra in the same put thus Brett can also be hook him or her (“It can’t Become True”). This lady bundle work. Given that Kendra runs just after Brett, Evan knows that the guy did not actually want to be friends with Brett, in any event, and therefore Archie and Patrice try his genuine household members. The guy would like to call-off the latest Pub Mitzvah once the it’d merely be the three of these, however, Archie and Patrice suggest it won’t be you to bad. Evan enjoys his Pub Mitzvah at all just after he had his first hug having Patrice (“In the event that’s The goals / Evan’s Haftorah”). He could be just starting to know what expanding upwards function (“A little more Research”). The fresh new tell you concludes into the shed vocal “This new Your” following curtain name.