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Coyote Tales - Short Play, Comedy

Coyote Tales

Daniel Elihu Kramer, Allan Hayton

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Short Play, Comedy

16boy(s) or girl(s)

ISBN: 9780874402971

By Daniel Elihu Kramer
From stories collected by Allan Hayton and Daniel Elihu Kramer
A lively journey through Native American stories of Coyote, the trickster. Coyote is always trying to trick someone, but things rarely turn out quite as he plans. Coyote tries to get a new name from the Spirit Chief. Coyote makes human beings, and poses as a baby to steal light for them. Coyote trie…

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

Theatre for Young Audiences, Fables/Folktales

40 minutes

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Bare Stage/Simple Set

A lively journey through Native American stories of Coyote, the trickster. Coyote is always trying to trick someone, but things rarely turn out quite as he plans. Coyote tries to get a new name from the Spirit Chief. Coyote makes human beings, and poses as a baby to steal light for them. Coyote tries to stop his friends Lizard and Cottontail from making fingers for the humans. Coyote steals salmon from five arguing sisters. Coyote disguises himself as a handsome young man, and tries to marry the most beautiful woman in the world. Coyote learns the trick of throwing his eyes, but has a little trouble getting them back. Traditional stories come to life in this engaging play for young audiences.
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CASTING

16boy(s) or girl(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Flexible casting

CASTING NOTES

16 roles can be played by as few as 3 actors

Author(s)
Daniel Elihu Kramer

Daniel Elihu Kramer

Daniel Elihu Kramer is an award-winning playwright and director. He is Associate Artistic Director at Chester Theatre Company, and a member of the theatre faculty at Smith College. His other produced plays include Love Suicide, Coyote Tales, The Story of Babar, and Many Moons. His latest work is Jane Eyre: A Memory, A Fever, A Dream, commissioned and produced by Available Light Theatre in 2013. Mr ... view full profile

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