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Bears Don't Cry by Charles Alverson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. The characters are a six-year-old girl (who might be played by any age!), a bear, a lion and two off-stage voices.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA charming short play for an audience of children with five woodland scenes and a theme of friendship. (The script might be performed by kids or by adults or by a mix!)
SynopsisYoung girl Shanni, separated from her bear hunter Daddy, is lost in the woods. She is befriended and cared for by Bear and a touching and deep friendship develops between the pair.
[Our editor wished to stress that this script is not a reliable guide to the behaviour of ursines.]
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The Dancing Princesses by Peter Bond
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 28. No chorus. The numbers are very flexible. There are three speaking princesses, but this could be reduced to 2. However, there is scope for a much larger number of (non-speaking) princesses and an equal number of dancing princes.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleVerse play, with some elements of panto, based on The Shoes That Were Danced to Pieces or The Twelve Dancing Princesses (depending on which translation of the Brothers Grimm you prefer). Several locations, but no major set requirements.
SynopsisA King offers the usual rewards (marriageable daughter, bits of kingdom, that sort of thing) for anyone who can discover why each of his daughters ruin a pair of shoes every night. Enter a wounded soldier and a helpful old lady to solve the mystery.
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The Elves and the Shoemaker [Verse Play] by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus. Characters include two elves.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort rhyming play. Single set (mainly a workbench).
SynopsisA Grimm Fairytale brought to the stage.
An honest cobbler is helped to make ends meet by a pair of hard-working elves.
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The Fisherman and His Wife by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music is provided with the Producer's Copy of the script for three songs, three reprises and an instrumental.
StyleShort one-act musical play for kids (or for adults to play to kids). No set requirements, minimal props.
SynopsisA humble fisherman reels in a talking flounder, who claims to be an enchanted princess. When he lets it go, the fisherman's wife insists he asks the flounder to repay its debt with a series of increasingly lavish rewards. Her ambition turns to greed and eventually the flounder princess returns to take her gifts back.
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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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If Music be the Food of Love by Ethan Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Whilst all of the characters are written male, three could easily be played female (with minor name changes).
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen-minute verse play for kids. Two scenes, but no set requirements.
SynopsisA greedy and selfish king is taught the value of life by his caring son and a local musician.
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Jonah And The Giant Fish by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short biblical story play, in three scenes, for children.
SynopsisA re-telling of Jonah and his reluctance to preach to the people of Ninevah. Or - The one that didn't get away!
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The Little Hut in the Woods by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play, in two scenes, suitable for young school-aged performers.
SynopsisThree sisters find a hut in the woods as they travel, one at a time, in search of their father. The first two are rude and unhelpful, and find themselves trapped in the cellar by the old man and his animal friends. But the third daughter is polite and generous, and then finds the old man is not what he seems.
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