The Greatest Showman

Updated: 9/13/2021
The Greatest Showman

Storyboard Text

  • A Million Dreams(expostion)
  • I close my eyes and I can see a world thats waiting up for me, that I call my own
  • The Other Side(inciting incident)
  • Why not just go ahead and ask for nickels on a dime?
  • I wasn't born this morning, 18 would be just fine
  • ________(rising action)
  • Some people long for a life that is simple and planned. tied with a ribbon
  • The story takes place in the late 1800s and is about a boy named P.T. Barnum. Barnum didn't have much money as a child, so he and his father worked for a wealthy man. It was there he met a girl named Charity, and the too instantly got along, much to the disliking of her father, who didn't want them hanging out with each other. Charity was eventually sent to boarding school, but the too still kept in contact, and somewhere along the line, they fell in love, which Charity's father was furious about. They then moved to New York. to start a new life.
  • Tightrope(cimax)
  • From Now On (falling action)
  • The Greatest Show (resolution)
  • Oh, this is the greatest show!