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Youth and Children's Plays
Big Top Flop

10 minutes
15 M or F or more
When goofy clowns attempt the world's greatest circus trick, they learn a lesson in safety, respect, and responsibility.

1 hour 30 minutes
7 M, 41 F, 5 M or F w/ extras or 7 M, 25 F with double casting

The helplessly romantic prince has only one clue to find his lost love: a shoe. The problem is that this glass slipper fits many of the ladies in his kingdom.


The Boy who Cried Wolf

25 minutes
4 M, 4 F, 7 M or F 
A bored boy dutifully watches the family's flock.  The girl he has a crush on stops by and convinces him to show off his wolf-calling skills.

10 minutes
15 M or F or more

When goofy clowns attempt the world's greatest circus trick, they learn a lesson in safety, respect and responsibility.

Can't Count on Dracula

45 minutes
8 M, 2 F, 1 M or F or 4 M, 1 F w/ double casting
The Sand Witch studies to be scary under the direction of Dracula and the Invisible Man until a troubled child, Frankenstein and an encounter with Mr. Hyde change her mind.

25 minutes
4 M, 4 F, 7 M or F 

A bored boy dutifully watches the family's flock.  The girl he has a crush on stops by and convinces him to show off his wolf-calling skills.

Commotion in the Ocean

20 minutes
1 M, 2 F, 11 M or F
Greed rears its ugly head when a group of sea creatures discover a pirates' treasure chest. 

45 minutes
8 M, 2 F, 1 M or F or 4 M, 1 F w/ double casting

The Sand Witch studies to be scary under the direction of Dracula and the Invisible Man until a troubled child, Frankenstein and an encounter with Mr. Hyde change her mind.

The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg

45 minutes
2 M, 10 F, 4 M or F
A greedy chicken farmer goes on a spending spree when she discovers a goose with a special talent.  She learns that happiness cannot be purchased and that everyone is special and should be treated accordingly. 

20 minutes
1 M, 2 F, 11 M or F

Greed rears its ugly head when a group of sea creatures discover a pirates' treasure chest. 

Green

20 minutes
1 M, 1 F, 1 M or F
The Planet Princess needs the help of the children in the audience to save her frog friend from the Garbage Goblin.  By using the Three Rs- "Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle", the earth-destroying villain is defeated.

40 minutes
33 M or F plus extras or 12 M or F w/ double casting

A vain emperor penguin with a penchant for fancy cloaks falls for the tricks of a scheming seal and squid.


My Dog Ate the Constitution

1 hour
1 F, 4 M, 11 M or F, 10 M V.O.s or 3 M, 1 F w/ double casting
A girl falls asleep while studying for a test on the U.S. Constitution and meets George Washington and Ben Franklin in her dreams. Her dog appears wearing a powdered wig and claiming to be James Madison.

45 minutes
2 M, 10 F, 4 M or F

A greedy chicken farmer goes on a spending spree when she discovers a goose with a special talent.
Rapunzel and Rumpelstiltskin

1 hour
2 M, 2 F, 1 M or F
A bad haircut leads Rapunzel's perfectionist mother to banish her to the tower.  Desperate to escape, our long-haired heroine makes a deal with Rumpelstiltskin.

20 minutes
1 M, 1 F, 1 M or F

The Planet Princess needs the help of the children in the audience to save her frog friend from the Garbage Goblin.  By using the Three Rs- "Reduce, Reuse and Recycle", the earth-destroying villain is defeated.

Sleeping Beauty

1 hour
4 M, 5 F or 1 M, 3 F w/ double casting
Griselda, the evil fairy who started it all, finally gets to tell her side of the story.  This audience-participation play treats the traditionally scary and romantic parts of the story with a healthy dose of humor, making the story enjoyable for children and their parents.

2 minutes
2 M or F
A pet owner considers freeing a parrot after being moved by poetry
.


The Snow Queen

1 hour
2 M, 8 F, 17 M or F or 1 M,  2 F, 14 M or F w/ double casting
Gerda ventures through a blizzard where the snowflakes are as alive as the woodland creatures to rescue her friend and defeat her frosty foe.

2 minutes
1 M, 1 F, 1 F V.O.

The star-crossed lovers' epic encounter at the masquerade takes a turn when they decide to exchange phone numbers and in doing so get too much information.



Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue

1 hour
4 M, 11 F, 5 M or F, 1 M V.O.  
You know that the old woman who lived in a shoe had so many children she didn't know what to do.  But did you know that her children were Jack, Jill, Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Hansel, Gretel, and Mary?

50 minutes
14 M or F

A nightmare-prone control freak creates an internet chat room where teens who can't sleep at night don't have to feel alone.


The Thirteen Little Pigs

45 minutes
2 M, 2 F, 13 M or F  or 1 M, 1 F, 13 M or F  w/ double
The ten little pigs who did not go down in history finally get to tell the real story of how they built a house, while the three little pigs schemed to scare them out of it.

20 minutes
8-15 M or F or more

A hotshot city mouse promises to protect a community of headache-prone field mice. The arrogant mouse soon discovers that it is in over its head when it crosses paths with Little Bunny Foo Foo, a giant rabbit with a bat and a pension for bopping field mice.



The Three Billy Goats Gruff

10 minutes
5 M or F
Believing that the grass must be greener on the other side, three goats set out to cross a bridge rumored to be controlled by a troll.  They
instead discover a friendly frog. 

10 minutes
2 M

Lucas cannot fall asleep. The personification of Lucas' racing thoughts appears, and the two deliberate whether to stay awake or face the beasts that wait for Lucas in his nightmares.

The Turtle and the Bunny

20 minutes
2 M, 5 F, 7 M or F
A class of woodland animals looks forward to the last day of school when awards are given.  When Tory Turtle wins both the science fair and the short story contest, Barnaby Bunny steals her ribbons and refuses to return them unless she can beat him in a race.

1 hour 30 minutes
7 M, 41 F, 5 M or F w/ extras or 7 M, 25 F with double casting

The helplessly romantic prince has only one clue to find his lost love: a shoe. The problem is that this glass slipper fits many of the ladies in his kingdom.


ONE ACT PLAYS
TEN MINUTE PLAYS
SHORT PLAYS
CHILDREN'S PLAYS
FULL LENGTH PLAYS
1 hour
4 M, 5 F or 1 M, 3 F w/ double casting

Griselda, the evil fairy who started it all, finally gets to tell her side of the story.  This audience-participation play treats the traditionally scary and romantic parts of the story with a healthy dose of humor, making the story enjoyable for children and their parents.

1 hour
2 M, 8 F, 17 M or F or 1 M,  2 F, 14 M or F w/ double casting

Gerda ventures through a blizzard where the snowflakes are as alive as the woodland creatures to rescue her friend and defeat her frosty foe.

1 hour
4 M, 11 F, 5 M or F, 1 M V.O.  

You know that the old woman who lived in a shoe had so many children she didn't know what to do.  But did you know that her children were Jack, Jill, Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Hansel, Gretel and Mary with her little lamb?

45 minutes
2 M, 2 F, 13 M or F  or 1 M, 1 F, 13 M or F  w/ double casting

The ten little pigs who did not go down in history finally get to tell the real story of how they built a house, while the three little pigs schemed to scare them out of it.

10 minutes
5 M or F

Believing that the grass must be greener on the other side, three goats set out to cross a bridge rumored to be controlled by a troll.  They instead discover a friendly frog. 

20 minutes
2 M, 5 F, 7 M or F

A class of woodland animals looks forward to the last day of school when awards are given.  When Tory Turtle wins both the science fair and the short story contest, Barnaby Bunny steals her ribbons and refuses to return them unless she can beat him in a race.

20 minutes
1 F, 11 M or F

A one-of-a-kind creature called a lamadodacada crashes onto an isolated island populated by identical spiders all named "Bob".

1 hour
2 M, 2 F, 1 M or F
 
A bad haircut leads Rapunzel's perfectionist mother to banish her to the tower.  Desperate to escape, our long-haired heroine makes a deal with Rumpelstiltskin.

1 hour
1 F, 4 M, 11 M or F, 10 M V.O.s or 3 M, 1 F w/ double casting

A girl falls asleep while studying for a test on the U.S. Constitution and meets George Washington and Ben Franklin in her dreams. Her dog appears wearing a powdered wig and claiming to be James Madison.

10 minutes
2 M or F

A purebred poodle puppy thinks it is better than the mutts in the shelter.


10 minutes
2 F, 14 or more M or F

A misunderstood baby swan leaves her taunting duckling siblings to go on an adventure to discover new friends and her true self.




10 minutes
2 F

An insomniac finds herself trapped between the world of the awake and the world of dreams.

Words that Rhyme with Orange

20 minutes
1 F, 11 M or F
A one-of-a-kind creature called a lamadodacada crashes onto an isolated island populated by identical spiders all named "Bob".

FULL LENGTH PLAYS