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Marvelous Machine, The - Short Play, Comedy

Marvelous Machine, The

John R. Carroll

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Short Play, Comedy

7m or f

ISBN: 9780874407105

This is an imaginative trip through the human body, with the cast members playing a forgetful brain, a grumbling stomach, a corny, vaudevillian pair of lung. There's even a shoot-out between the evil Germs and the good guy, Antibody!

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

Theatre for Young Audiences

40 minutes

Settings Of Play - Inside of the human body.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

TARGET AUDIENCE

Children (Age 6 - 10)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Elementary School / Primary, Jr High/Primary, Community Theatre

This is an engaging children's participation play that has toured to great success and received enthusiastic notices from teachers and administrators as well as students. It's an imaginative trip through the human body, with the cast members playing a forgetful brain, a grumbling stomach, a corny, vaudevillian pair of lungs. There's even a shoot-out between the evil Germs and the good guy, Antibody! Nutrition, emotions and valuable health tips are presented in a guaranteed painless teaming process.
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CASTING

7m or f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting, Flexible casting

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

ACTORS ONE - The Oracle and Lung One
ACTOR TWO - The Vocal Chords, Lung Two, and Crying
ACTOR THREE - The Brain and Anger
ACTOR FOUR - Bank Teller, Stomach and Psychologist (Guard)
ACTOR FIVE - Impulse and Germ
ACTOR SIX - Whim, Hand, Fear and Corpuscle
ACTOR SEVEN - Vocal Chords, Messenger from Stomach, and Anitbody
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author

John R. Carroll

John R. Carroll's first play was published when he was 15 years old. The Enchanted Bicycle was printed in Plays magazine and a playwright was born. His plays have been produced and published throughout the United States, Great Britain, and Australia and include Murder Well Rehearsed; If It Don't Hurt, It Ain't Love; and The Marvelous Machine (published by Samuel French); European Escapade; Oh, ... view full profile

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