When she auditions for the school musical, Beverly is too frightened to make a sound, but she ends up being very important to the class's performance.
A trunk full of costumes from Great-aunt Bethesda opens up a whole new world for Beverly. With ease, she can transform into a mad scientist or the queen of Mesopotamia. Soon, Beverly is convinced that theater is her destiny. So when auditions for the school musical are announced, she leaps at her chance. Will Beverly shine onstage as the lead in Stormy Weather? Will show business be everything she hopes for? In this companion to Beverly Billingsly Borrows a Book, Beverly learns that for the brightest of stars, no role is too small.