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The Adventures of Goldilockpick [Robust Edition] by Todd Barty
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. The difficult characters to cast could be the three bears and the occasional wolf (assuming that you already have a vampire in your company).
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play in two acts and in verse. This edition is designed for performance by adults.
SynopsisThe Adventures Of Goldilockpick And Little Red Riding Hoodlum
A rhyming romp for some familiar characters in unfamiliar juxtaposition.
(It's a family show, but there is stage business including bottom pinching and flashing of comedy undewear, which may be inappropriate for a performing company of kids, therefore there is a separate 'family edition' of the show designed for performance by kids.)
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The Adventures of Mother Goose by William Arnold Ashbrook
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. A pantomime, with a principal boy, a dame and a goose. (Make your own mind up as to the gender of who plays what!)
Run TimeAround 80 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for 16 original songs (including reprises) are provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleMusical English pantomime, offering an original interpretation of the tale of the goose who lays the golden eggs.
SynopsisMother Goose is threatened with eviction by the evil Chancellor, Sir Jasper Skiddleflint. Her wandering son returns and joins with an inventor who make their goose grow into an enormous creature that lays golden eggs. Sir Jasper tries to kidnap the goose, but gets a decoy, who scuppers his plans.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Pantomime Fun-Packs - jokes and games for children, to supplement the programme for your show
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The Adventures of the Jammy Dodger by Melanie Roberts, music by Rod Parvess
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 43. No chorus. The characters are a mixture of ages - children, parents and grandparents - but all intended to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for six original songs plus two adapted sea shanties is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleLarge cast play for kids - an adventure story with music. Lots of scenes but simple (minimal) sets.
SynopsisA group of older folks encourage their grandchildren to try an old-style adventure, with fresh air, go-carts and pirates, and the children end up saving some ancient woods from building development.
A grand adventure story for schools.
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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
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Aesop's Fables by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. Characters include a wolf, a lamb, a lion, a mouse, three ants, a grasshopper, an owl, a dog, a tortoise, and a hare.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!] Each story could be played separately.
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for children - a narrated dramatisation of four of Aesop's fables. Very flexible format - no specific props or set needed and the stories could be presented individually or as a set.
SynopsisFour tales in which wolf bullies lamb, mouse befriends lion, ants ignore grasshopper and tortoise out-runs hare.
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Aesop's Fables - The Musical by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Characters include mice, a cat, a wolf, a lion and four foxes.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music (piano and vocal) for five songs and two instrumentals is provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleSimple one-act musical for kids - a prologue and four of Aesop's fables.
(A version of this collection of tales is available without the songs as Aesop's Fables II.)
SynopsisA group of mice are delighted by their plan for constraining the local cat - until it comes to executing the plan.
Meanwhile, a lion falls in love, a boy ruins his chance of promotion in the shepherding business, and a fox tries to make the most of a fashion disaster.
(They all make a song and dance of it!)
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
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
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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Aesop's Fables II by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Characters include mice, a cat, a lion, sheep, a wolf and foxes.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for children - a dramatisation of four of Aesop's fables. Very flexible format - no specific set needed and the stories could be presented individually or as a set.
SynopsisA group of mice are delighted by their plan for constraining the local cat - until it comes to executing the plan.
Meanwhile, a lion falls in love, a boy ruins his chance of promotion in the shepherding business, and a fox tries to make the most of a fashion disaster!
(A musical version of this set of stories is available as Aesop's Fables - The Musical)
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Aesop's Fables III by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Characters include farm animals, crows and various rodents. (Whilst they have gender-specific names, they're animals, and the gender of the actors is irrelevant!)
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for children - a dramatisation of four of Aesop's fables. Very flexible format - no specific set needed and the stories could be presented individually or as a set.
SynopsisTales of resourceful crows, splitting hares, bovine buffoonery and meals for mice.
(If Aesop lived today, he would be inspired by the video of Tool-Making Crows on YouTube.)
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Aesop's Famous Fables and Twisted Tales by Peter Nuttall
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Whilst some of the characters are nominally gendered, it's only a mater of pronouns! Contains anthropomorphism.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script comes with the score for the concluding song.
StyleOne-act play, ending in a song. Could be performed by children or by adults to an audience of children.
SynopsisFour stories for Aesop's extensive collection, about a Tortoise and Hare, a lion and a mouse, the belly and its team, and the battle between the Sun and the North Wind.
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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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The Affairs At Meddler's Top by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA hilarious comic spoof of a murder mystery, set in the 1920s. (Two acts - but relatively short.)
SynopsisA country house weekend is organised with a view to trapping a thief. Various tangled affairs are revealed, leading up to a murder.
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The Affidavit by Janet S. Tiger
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute play. Single set (a pawn shop in New York in the 1940s). A brief glimpse into individual lives, set against the background of the holocaust.
SynopsisHilda Gruenberg has to renew her father's visa affidavit to stand a chance of getting him out of Nazi Germany to join her in America, but it'll cost her $650. She believes her family heirloom ring is worth $10,000, so she's shocked when the pawnshop owner, Mr Meyer, only offers her $650 for it. Why is he taking advantage of her desperation, and is she too proud to accept?
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