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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 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?
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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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A Christmas Box by Sharon Jenman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for 10 songs and 2 instrumentals is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleShort one-act musical play for (young) children.
SynopsisA school child gets his wish to see the Romanian child open the present he is sending. A Christmas play for infant schools.
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
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Good King Wenceslas by Christine Harvey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. Chorus. Extra Singers, Snow, Frost characters may be added at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSinging lines are embedded within the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA short Christmas play with some singing, for young children and with a minimal set.
SynopsisIf you love the carol 'Good King Wenceslas', then you may love this short play for a young cast. It includes some facts about the real life character upon which Good King Wenceslas was based and incorporates a little humour and some unexpected characters.
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Lil Diamond The Snake Woman by Linda Stephenson and Alison Hudson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play-within-a-play for children. A story with a moral - and a puppet!
SynopsisClem and his family have moved to California in 1886, and he’s missing his friends. He meets the strange snake woman when she rescues him from a Diamondback, but local prejudice stops him visiting her until his mother falls sick and he needs help. A puppet snake helps tell the story.
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A Magic Paint Brush by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. Whilst Chen is written as a girl, the character could easily be switched to a boy (likewise Old Sing and the Magician are written male but could be female). Cast includes a cow and a small flock of (talking) chickens.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for children, based on a Chinese folk tale. Simple set (the set calls for a hut upstage, but that could merely be implied by an upstage exit), simple props.
SynopsisIn feudal China, Chen and her mother are oppressed by their landlord and his greedy, vindictive family. Then a magician arrives and gives Chen a magic paint brush, painting with it makes dreams come true...
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Minny Pinny Makes a Difference by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTwo songs. Words and sheet music supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleSimple moral story, designed as a class assembly piece (with a target age group of around 8 years old). A small number of central characters and a 'Greek Chorus' commenting on the action with words and songs.
SynopsisThe farmer can't get to market, the driver can't drive him because his truck tyre is flat and there's nobody to take it to the garage. Minny Pinny is only a little girl, how can she help the farmer? How can she make a difference?
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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Rhyming Two Sisters by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Characters include a talking cow and, even more unusually, a talking tree!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort morality tale, told as a verse play.
SynopsisJoan and Jill are sisters, one helpful, one unkind
To seek their fortunes in the world is what they have in mind
But though they set out boldly, alas there is a hitch
Whilst out to see what they can do, they meet a wicked witch!
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