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Lion and The Mouse, The - Short Play, Drama

Lion and The Mouse, The

Candice Cain, Aesop

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Short Play, Drama

1m, 1f, 1m or f

ISBN: TEMPISBNBP248

The classic tale updated in an easy-to-perform format for children. By the author of The Lovesick Cat.

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Description | Characters | Rental Materials | Author(s) | Reviews
$6.00
: Acting Edition

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Drama

Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences, Fables/Folktales

30 minutes

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

Fantasy Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Young Children (Age 2 - 5), Children (Age 6 - 10), Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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.

 

 

Characters

CASTING

1m, 1f, 1m or f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Room for Extras

CASTING NOTES

The Hunter can be male or female.

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

TESS - a mouse
BALTHAZAR - a lion
HUNTER 

Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author(s)
Candice Cain

Candice Cain

Candice Cain (formerly Candice Cook) was born and raised in Brookhaven, NY. She attended The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and graduated with a BA in Dramatic Literature. A few years later, Ms. Cain found herself in Los Angeles, acting in a variety of television shows and films. However, her heart remained with playwrighting. After moving back to New York, she pursued ... view full profile

Aesop

Aesop

Legendary figure Aesop is presumed to have been born around 600 B.C. and is the supposed author of a collection of Greek fables. Various attempts were made in ancient times to establish him as an actual personage. He was most likely invented to provide an author for fables centering on beasts, so that “a story of Aesop” became synonymous with “fable.” view full profile

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David Thompson 9/2/2015 7:48 AM
This is a terribly short play, probably more suitable for an in-class presentation by younger students than a production.

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