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A Christmas Cracker by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 21. Minimum total without doubling = 27. Chorus. More chorus members may be added in - at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSong suggestions for 7 songs are included with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act, Christmas variety show, suitable for schools - children aged 5 to 12.
SynopsisA lighthearted Christmas-themed show for children with singing, snow and comedy in roughly equal measure.
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 set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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The Point of the Pyramid - Musical by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 26. Chorus. Thirteen speaking roles with lots of supporting players (with a lot of scope for doubling). The songs need three or four soloists and a chorus or choir.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with sheet music (piano and vocal) for six original songs.
StyleOne-act historical, educational, musical comedy mystery! (What more could you want?) A story of intrigue in Ancient Egypt with a lot of period detail (suitable for the Key Stage 2 history syllabus) snuck in!
SynopsisSomeone is plotting against the Pharaoh! On a visit to the construction site of his much-delayed pyramid, his life is threatened by a falling stone. Luckily, Baki, one of the slave builders, saves the Pharaoh and is rewarded with his freedom. Then Baki learns that the Pharaoh has had four food-tasters poisoned in the last three weeks. Can he save the Pharaoh's life again?
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 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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Adventures in Wonderland by Bob Yelland
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 35. Chorus. All characters except Alice can be played by any gender. Chorus can be doubled from actors not in current or adjacent scene.
Run TimeAround 86 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script suggests seven popular songs which might be used with the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA faithful, full-length adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic novel, ideal for youth theatre productions.
SynopsisRelaxing on a warm summer’s day, Alice spots an agitated white rabbit in a waistcoat with a pocket watch. Unable to control her curiosity, she chases after him and tumbles down a rabbit hole into a surreal wonderland of talking animals. She now faces many adventures in her struggle to return home and her attempts to make sense of this world. This show, written for large youth theatres, adheres closely to Lewis Carroll’s original story 150 years after it was first published.
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Hamelin Rats - The Musical by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus. Flexibility for choruses of children, rats and cats.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for six original songs (plus the piper's tune) supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleShort one-act musical for kids. The story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin told as a simple verse play with six songs. Minimal set requirements.
SynopsisRats are taking over the rich town of Hamelin, so when an eccentrically dressed stranger offers to drive them away, the Mayor offers to heap him with gold. However, when the rats have disappeared, so has the Mayor's promise, till the stranger reminds the town of his musical prowess.
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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The Bullies at Sam's Café by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 19. Chorus. There are three distinct chorus groups with flexible number - the piece was designed to be performed by a whole class. All roles are gender-neutral.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for two original songs is included with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleShort one-act play for primary school children, with two songs. Nominally two sets, but no specific scenery, and only simple props.
SynopsisA bully with a gang disturbs the staff and customers at Sam's café, but when the bullies get into trouble, should Sam and his friends help them?
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 set of MP3 files with piano arrangements of songs from the show
** ZIP file containing MP3 tracks for the two songs from 'The Bullies at Sam's Cafe'. (The files are backing tracks, without any vocals.)
** ZIP file containing vocal demo MP3 tracks for the two songs from 'The Bullies at Sam's Cafe' by Stuart Ardern.
** Rehearsal tracks - simple accompaniment with an instrument playing the vocal line - plus vocal demo tracks for the two songs from The Bullies at Sam's Café by Stuart Ardern.
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Tom and Huck by Steven Bergman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. The characters are a mix of children and adults. The adult roles could be played by children or adults.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with a piano & vocal score for all the songs plus two (instrumental) chases.
StyleMusical for kids based on the classic story 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' by Mark Twain, set around the Mississippi river in the late 19th century.
SynopsisTom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn get themselves and their friends into various scrapes, but ultimately emerge as heroes.
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A Load of Rubbish - Musical by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. The characters described as 'a few small pieces of fruit and veg' play a chorus role. Their numbers are very flexible. The characters are inanimate objects, so gender is flexible!
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicPiano and vocal scores for eight original songs are supplied with the Producer's copy of the script.
StyleOne-act large-cast musical (probably a whole school class) for kids. A comedy with a strong ecological message. Little in the way of set or props - mostly characters instead of props! (The Producer's copy of the script includes costume suggestions!)
SynopsisLife on an overspill rubbish dump takes a philosophical turn, with items of garbage asking 'why are we here?' - and making a song and dance about 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 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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The ABC Of Christmas by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. Roles interchangable for girls and boys.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy contains suggestions for seven songs, including sheet music and lyrics for one original piece.
StyleA Christmas play for primary schools
SynopsisThe letters of the word Christmas are spelled out and depicted, in words and music, by various characters from both modern and holy yuletides. The light-hearted seasonal sketches, songs and poems can accommodate all year groups.
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 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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A Brief History Of The United States by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 45. Chorus. Slick changes would be required if only minimum cast available.
Run TimeAround 54 minutes. [Estimated!] Dependent on using all music suggested
MusicSong suggestions are provided with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleAn assembly presentation play with eight songs.
SynopsisA fast moving dramatisation of the rise of the USA, from the early days of discovery and colonisation through industrialisation and two World Wars up to the present day.
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 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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Keep Smiling Through by Suzan Holder
RolesMinimum Male roles = 14. Minimum Female roles = 15. Minimum total with doubling = 33. Minimum total without doubling = 33. Chorus. Chorus size at Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!] Variable timing possible with songs used
MusicWell known songs from the wartime era. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA play for schools, with songs, set in a theatre in Britain in World War 2.
SynopsisA Theatre Company preparing and presenting a variety show evokes life in wartime Britain through drama, song, dance and some pathos.
PricePlease click on the Price Link to find the cost.
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