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Caught By Christmas by Sharlee Glenn with songs by Erica Glenn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. Whilst the children are named as boys and girls, this is flexible! Both classes can be expanded by the chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music (for three original songs) is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleShort one-act (secular) Christmas musical for kids. School set (two classrooms) but minimal set requirements and simple props.
SynopsisMr Grump teaches class 4b and is ignoring the approach of Christmas, as usual. Miss Jingle and the jollier kids of 4a are celebrating, and they decide to take their party next door, with interesting consequences.
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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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The Ant Chant by Michal Y Noah
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 7. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 8 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTwo original songs are included in this script.
StyleA short rhyming musical play for children.
SynopsisA day in the life of an ant and their worker companions is told in musical rhyme. Adapted from the childrens' book of the same name.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Zip file containing recordings by Jonny Casto-Ardern of the two songs from 'The Ant Chant' by Michal Y Noah. The recordings come in two forms - simple backing tracks and vocal demos. Additionally, Song 2 has a demo recording of just the chant.
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Hijacked Fairytales by Kevin Jannetts
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 34. Minimum total without doubling = 40. Chorus. The main characters were written for kids aged 9 to 15. Some of the chorus roles might easily be played by younger children. Jack talks in Scots, somewhat reminiscent of 'Oor Wullie'. [In our opinion, learning this dialect is well worth the effort!]
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for 16 songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act comedy musical play for kids.
SynopsisJack's a bit of a lad, and he's eager to seize a chance to get his own social worker, just like his friends have. The trouble is, Geraldine is actually a secret Fairy Godmother, and Jack finds himself in Fairytale land helping folks there to earn his way back home again.
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Aesop's Fables - The Musical by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Characters include mice, a cat, a wolf, a lion and four foxes.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music (piano and vocal) for five songs and two instrumentals is provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleSimple one-act musical for kids - a prologue and four of Aesop's fables.
(A version of this collection of tales is available without the songs as Aesop's Fables II.)
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.
(They all make a song and dance of it!)
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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
** 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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Yo Ho Ho! (A Pirate Christmas) by Sue Gordon
Performance by The Shaun Winterflood Academy of Theatrical Studies won the GADOC Jubilee Trophy in the Guernsey One-Act Play Festival, 2009.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus. None of the characters are gender-specific!
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for five original songs is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleOne Act musical (secular) Christmas play for kids.
SynopsisThe captain has banned his pirates from celebrating Christmas. Can they win the captain over?
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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 Phantom Of The Talent Factor by Robin Bailes
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Variable chorus size at Producer's discretion
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSome custom words to well known songs included with the Producer's copy. No scores provided with this script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA full length play with music and dance, with simple settings.
SynopsisChristina, a shy contestant on a talent show finds herself berated by one of the judges, but helped out by a mysterious masked benefactor.
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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.
PriceFor scripts and live performance rights, please click on the Price Link to find the cost.  For scripts and lockdown videos/streaming rights, click here
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
FeedbackClick here to find out what other customers said about this script.
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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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Jungle Rock by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. A cast of lots of animals, five narrators and three lumberjacks! Whilst some of the characters are nominally male or female (for example, the narrators are referred to as 'she'), gender is not integral to the plot.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicScores for six original songs are supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleSimple musical for children with little required by way of set or props.
SynopsisThe lions, rhinos and monkeys inhabit different parts of the jungle, which is fine because they can't agree on anything. Fine, that is, until the lumberjacks arrive and the jungle starts to get smaller. Can a strange hybrid animal called Eddie save them from themselves?
PriceFor scripts and live performance rights, please click on the Price Link to find the cost.  For scripts and lockdown videos/streaming rights, click here
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
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
** Backing tracks for the songs from Jungle Rock - by Sue Gordon.
** CD with sung tracks for the songs from Jungle Rock - by Sue Gordon. (Recording by Jonny Ardern.)
** A zip file of backing tracks for the songs from Jungle Rock - by Sue Gordon.
** Zip file of MP3 sung tracks for the songs from Jungle Rock - by Sue Gordon. (Recording by Jonny Ardern.)
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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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