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Lion Who Roared, The - Short Play, Comedy

Lion Who Roared, The

Colleen Neuman

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Short Play, Comedy

31boy(s) or girl(s)

ISBN: 9780874402148

Winner! 2010 AATE Distinguished Play Award

Lion's roaring is keeping the other animals in the jungle awake night after night. Zebra, Elephant, Leopard, Antelope and Hyena go to Lion and nervously request that he roar quietly. When Lion roars his refusal, Zebra announces that there is a new…

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$8.95
: THREEE: Three Funny Folktales

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Comedy

Fantasy, Theatre for Young Audiences, Fables/Folktales

30 minutes

Settings Of Play -

The Lion Who Roared takes place in a jungle and may be played on a bare stage or using a simple backdrop.  It can be performed with a more elaborate set if that is desired.


FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Fantasy Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Elementary School / Primary, Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage, Church / Religious Groups

Winner! 2010 AATE Distinguished Play Award
The Lion Who Roared is about a noisy lion who roars all night long and whose weary jungle neighbors yearn for a good night's sleep.  Lion is challenged to three contests by the Popalopalus -- a new "animal" that all the jungle animals join together to create.  This Popalopalus proves to be biggest, strongest and, most of all, loudest.  Lion must trade in his roar for a whisper.
Published in the collection THREEE: Three Funny Folktales by Colleen Neuman
Characters

CASTING

31boy(s) or girl(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting, Features Children, Features Teens, Flexible casting, Roles for Children, Room for Extras

CASTING NOTES

The Lion Who Roared has very flexible casting.  It may be performed by more or less than 31 actors by adjusting the number of PARROTS, MONKEYS, ARMADILLO CHLDREN and HYENAS.

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

Lion

Giraffe

Zebra

Leopard

Antelope

Elephant

Ostrich

Python

Rhinoceros

Parrots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Monkeys 1, 2, 3, 4

Ant

Spider

Beetle

Old Baboon

Armadillo

Armadillo Children 1, 2, 3, 4

Toucan

Gazelle

Hyenas 1, 2

Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

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