Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences, Fables/Folktales
Settings Of Play - Exterior. A forest landscape with a cave.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Audience Participation/Interactive, No intermission
Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Bare Stage/Simple Set
No Special Cautions
Young Children (Age 2 - 5), Children (Age 6 - 10), Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
Elementary School / Primary, Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Church / Religious Groups
Balthazar the lion traps Tess the mouse, but Tess appeals to Balthazar by saying she could be his friend if he lets her go. Balthazar agrees, which works out to his benefit when Tess is able to save him from the Hunter who ties him up with rope. The classic tale updated in an easy-to-perform format for children. By the author of The Lovesick Cat.