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Absolutely Aesop by Lou Treleaven
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy play with a simple setting. Intended for a teenage or adult cast (though the content is not unsuitable for children).
SynopsisAs part of the series of Absolutely Ancients, Aesop is brought onto a chat show to discuss his most famous fables and meet some of the characters again. Things don’t quite go as planned.
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Agamemnon & Clytemnestra: Special Victims Unit by Dick Caram
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 38. Chorus. Whilst there are nominally twelve jurors - forming a Greek Chorus - the numbers could be judiciously pruned! Other doubling is possible, particularly between the casts of the first and second acts (the police investigation and the courtroom).
Run TimeAround 65 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleGreek tragedy for middle-graders in the style of TV crime drama! Structured in two acts, but of one-act length. Simple sets.
SynopsisThe murder of Agamemnon and Cassandra, presented as an episode of the popular tv show, Law and Order.
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Ancient Greek Assembly by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 64. Chorus. Immortals, Mortals, legendary characters, cartoon characters and the Minotaur.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuggestions for 10 pieces of music to accompany the script are included in the producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFull class assembly piece - essentially a series of linked, themed, skits, summarising Ancient Greek civilisation and myth! Aimed at the English National Curriculum Key Stage 2 topic on Ancient Greece.
SynopsisA variety of characters from History and Mythology appear on the stage for the entertainment and education of the audience, occasionally with musical accompaniment.
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Antigone by Stewart Boston
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 23 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short one act adaptation of a Greek myth
SynopsisA dramatic retelling of Sophocles’ tragedy, suitable for performance by secondary/high school students and youth theatre. Two brothers died fighting each other for the throne of Thebes in Ancient Greece. Creon, the new ruler, has decided to honour one (Eleocles) and shame the other (Polynices). Their sister Antigone defies Creon's order and wants to arrange an honourable burial for Polynices.
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The Awesome Adventures Of Percy by Graham Milton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 23. No chorus. Additional guests and statues at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act mythology play for children or youth ages, with various (simple) settings.
SynopsisThe Prophets of Doom narrate the story of the birth of Perseus and we see his adventures, culminating in his encounter with Medusa, unfold before us. Contains a sprinkling of humour to lighten the storyline.
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A Brief Guide To Greek Tragedy by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. Chorus. 2 narrators and 3 'actors' who each switch between multiple characters. Chorus can be any number of people, even just 1.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short educational sketch.
SynopsisLearn about ancient Greek tragedy in ten minutes, using the story of Cassandra (the prophetess whom no one believed) as demonstration.
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A Brief History Of The Ancient Olympic Games by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. Most of the characters are written male (it was a requirement for the athletes!) but don't let that stop you from casting it how you like.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for kids. An educational piece sprinkled with a good deal of light comedy.
SynopsisAn inspirational dramatic presentation using the creation of the original Olympic Games as a vehicle for bringing history and mythology to life.
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A Briefer History Of The Ancient Olympic Games by Nicholas Richards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. Two narrating roles, four other speaking roles, one wailing role and various silent demonstrators of athletic prowess. (The strong silent types are written male, but nobody will mind if they aren't.)
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play for kids. An educational piece sprinkled with a good deal of light comedy. (As you might deduce from the title, this is a cut-down version of 'A Brief History of the Ancient Olympic Games'.
SynopsisA short inspirational dramatic presentation using the creation of the original Olympic Games as a vehicle for bringing history and mythology to life.
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Bully For Theseus by Graham Milton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. In addition to the Minotaur, the characters include a dog, a giraffe and the voice of the giraffe's Sat Nav.
Run TimeAround 21 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act shcool play, taking a whirlwind tour through the Ancient Greek Myths of Theseus.
SynopsisTheseus travels to Athens, to be reunited with his father, Aegeus. He meets many dangers on the way, but does find his way to Athens. His reunion does not last very long, before he volunteers to sail to Crete, in order to kill the dreaded Minotaur. Although successful, he then finds tragedy at home.
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Cleopatra and the Roman Way by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. No formal chorus, but opportunities for extras.
Run TimeAround 55 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComedy play for kids. A solid grounding in ancient history, but it's comedy, so there are plenty of anachronisms.
SynopsisWhen the glamorous Queen Cleopatra takes over the throne of Egypt along with her brother Ptolemy XIII it coincides with the expansion of the Roman Republic (soon to be Empire) in her direction. Cleopatra does not find the advances of a succession of stylish Romans entirely unwelcome, even if her brother has to be disposed of in the process. Unfortunately, Roman politics being what they are, none of her suitors can be viewed as having any long-term prospects.
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