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Rhyming Hansel and Gretel by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. Characters include humans, birds, rodents, dogs and four wheels!
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA modern version of the Grimm Brothers' Hansel and Gretel told as a verse play. Simple props, no specific set requirements.
SynopsisIn an update to the original fable, Hansel and Gretel's parents want to get rid of them, not because the family is poor, but because the parents are selfish. This leads to the encounter with the witch with the confectionary cottage.
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Rhyming Macbeth by Jeremy Tyburn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. There are 22 Non-speaking roles, but Narrators 1 and 2 could be further divided at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA rhyming, modern language version, one act length - written originally as a Readers' Theatre piece.
SynopsisA shortened adaptation of Macbeth in rhyming form, which could be performed with a very simple set, or no set.
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Rhyming Pinocchio by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. The narrator is Gepetto's talking cat.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA simple, humorous rendition of the story of Pinocchio in rhyme, minimal set requirements. Not quite a full-blown pantomime, but in the same comedic area.
SynopsisGeppetto makes Pinocchio, whom the Blue Fairy brings alive, however, as part of the spell, if Pinocchio tells lies, his nose will grow! Pinocchio is tricked into joining Stromboli's puppet show. Stromboli plans a show for the Duke which will make him rich, he tries to get Pinocchio to flatter the Duke's court, with disastrous results for the puppet's nose. Pinocchio is trapped, but who will rescue him?
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Rhyming Robin Hood by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus. Most of the roles are nominally male, but don't let that put you off casting female Merry Men, for example!
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleEnglish pantomime (more or less) as a short verse play.
SynopsisRobin Hood and his Merry Men hatch a plan to rob the evil Sheriff of Nottingham and give back to the poor. The Sheriff finds out about Robin's plan and invents a scheme of his own to catch the outlaws. A few rhymes, imprisonments and swordfights later, good triumphs once again.
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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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Rhyming Treasure Island by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. Chorus. More major female roles than the original tale. (It should be noted that female pirates were not unknown!) There is a chorus of three pirates which could be expanded to as many pirates are aboard your ship.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming comedy (with some of the characteristics of a British panto).
SynopsisRobert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of buried treasure adapted for the stage as a verse play.
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Rhyming Wind in the Willows by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus. Most of the characters are nominally male, but since they are clothed animals, who is to tell?
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming plays for a medium to large group of kids. Nominally six locations but no real set requirements.
SynopsisAn accident on a caravanning expedition leaves the flighty Mr. Toad with an obsession with motor cars and inflated opinions of his own driving. Despite the attentions of his friends, Toad ends in jail and the stoats and weasels of the Wild Wood take over his house. After Toad escapes, Badger, Mole and the Water Rat set about recapturing Toad Hall.
Kenneth Grahame's children's classic retold as a verse play.
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Robin Hood and the King's Gold by Philippa Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. Cast includes a Pantomime horse and disembodied voice.
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!] This allows for 9 songs at the discretion of the Director.
MusicAll songs at the director's discretion. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleStructurally in Two Acts but is a One Act length.
SynopsisThe Greek Gods enlist the help of Robin Hood and his Merry Men (along with their Panto horse, Porsche and Dame Mrs Hood) to deal with avaricious King Midas.The evil Sheriff and witch Griselda get in on the act too.
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The Roman Invasion of Britain by Richard Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. The characters are very flexible, with multiple 'chorus' roles which can be expanded or doubled.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play in irregular verse, fitting with the English National Curriculum Key Stage 2 History topic - The Romans.
SynopsisA dramatised (and abbreviated) history of Romans in Britain (from Caesar to Honorious)
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Snow White and The Three Bears by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 32 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA rhyming comedy, one act drama, of a combined - Snow White runs away and meets the Three Bears story.
SynopsisDisgruntled at not being the fairest in the land, and the prospect of marrying Prince Ken, Snow White flees the castle and happens upon a cottage in the woods... The rest is... just as unexpected!
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Sticky Snail and the Fire Dragons by Richard Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus. All characters are animals. Numbers could be increased by multiplying the numbers of each sort of animal!
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming script aimed at an audience of young children (UK years 1-3, US K-2).
SynopsisThe animals are cold, damp and miserable - they need fire to warm them up, but for that, they must persuade the fire dragons to help. Unfortunately, the fire dragons only want to fight!
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