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Oedipus - Swollen Foot by Graham Milton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 9 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for schools - ideal as a classroom or assembly piece.
SynopsisA light-hearted, accessible take on the Greek myth. Oedipus gradually discovers he has killed his father and married his mother. He learns how one cannot avoid fate, however hard one tries, and that great fortune is often followed by great misfortune.
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The Olympian Myths by Tony North
RolesMinimum Male roles = 10. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute, large cast play for schools in the style of Ancient Greek drama. (Appropriate for the English National Curriculum KS2 History topic Ancient Greece.)
SynopsisA brief introduction to some of the gods of Greek legend
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Pandora's Box by Roger Hurn
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. One human, five narrators and a bunch of anthropomorphic personifications.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play for children with a simple single setting.
SynopsisThe story of Pandora's box is told in an accessible and light hearted way with added educational opportunities as a bonus.
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Perseus - A Hero's Headhunt by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. Whilst there are nominally 25 roles, the piece is structured for flexibility - and could be played as a series of linked sketches with different actors playing the recurring characters.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!] Add another 10 minutes for the optional songs.
MusicPiano/vocal scores for two optional songs are provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleSword and sandals myth brought to the stage as a comedy play (or series of sketches) for schools (and anyone else), with a couple of optional songs.
SynopsisThe story of Perseus is told with a mixture of narration and brief, dramatised scenes. The narration is delivered by the gods Athene and Hermes - who also take part in several scenes (because they want the hero to get a head.)
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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Perseus and Medusa by Tony North
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 11. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 30. Chorus. The chorus is nominally 12 people (representing the gods of Ancient Greece). Only one of the three Gorgons speaks, likewise only one of the three Graces.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort, large cast school play, in the style of Ancient Greek drama. (Appropriate for the English National Curriculum KS2 History topic Ancient Greece.)
SynopsisA retelling of the classic myth with rhyming chorus and hideous Gorgons.
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Perseus and Medusa - The Musical by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicScores for 7 songs (including reprises) plus overture are supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne act musical for kids - a humorous treatment in modern (American) English of ancient Greek myth.
SynopsisPerseus has been given a challenge by the King: he must find and behead the gorgon Medusa, and bring the head back for the King's wedding day. Along the way he will meet gray sisters, nymphs, the gorgon herself and maybe even the woman he will marry...
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
** A set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
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Perseus and the Gorgon's Head by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 24. No chorus. Twenty-three speaking roles plus non-speaking builders. Very flexible casting, with lots of opportunities for doubling (Perseus, for example, could bear an uncanny resemblance to his father!)
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play for kids. (One-act in length, four acts in structure.) A retelling of Greek myth. No set requirements.
SynopsisDanae and her son Perseus are thrown out of Argos. (The play doesn't say where they do their shopping after that.) They are washed-up on the island of Seriphos, where King Polydectes has designs on Danae. To get rid of Perseus, Polydectes sends him on a quest to bring back the head of the Gorgon Medusa. With help from unlikely quarters (gods, the Delphic Oracle, that sort of thing), Perseus succeeds. Pausing only to rescue the beautiful Andromeda, he returns to Seriphos and fulfils his destiny with a javelin.
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The Seven Wonders by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 17. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 72 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn accessible educational play for schools with a single (play room) setting.
SynopsisA boy is given a book which tells him about the Seven Wonders of the ancient world in surprising 3D. As well as a lightly educational fantasy tour of the Seven Wonders of the World and associated historical matters this play is also a paean to the power of books in educating and inspiring children.
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Sic Notus Ulixes? by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Whilst all bar Circe are written male, the author would be happy with any liberties taken with gender - and, in any case, what evidence do we have that Homer was male?
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleHumorous Homeric epic in a fifteen minute play aimed at beginners' classes in Latin!
SynopsisThree scenes from the story of Ulysses' homecoming translated from the original Greek (*) and thoroughly mangled and distorted for dramatic presentation. Narrated by the original poet himself.
* Whilst the above summary notes the translation from Greek, it does not note what it is translated into. In this case, it's Latin (which itself is translated - or at least clarified - into English by the narrator).
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Theseus - The Journey To Athens by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 17. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. Additional chorus members could be included.
Run TimeAround 72 minutes. [Estimated!] This allows for including the song
MusicOne song with score provided with the Producer's copy of the script
StyleA one act play for a class-sized cast, with an optional finishing song.
SynopsisA fun presentation of an early episode in the life of a hero, Theseus.
It could be used as the first part of a double bill with 'Theseus - The Maze and the Minotaur'.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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