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Search for Perfection - Short Play, Drama

Search for Perfection

Joann Rose Leonard

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Short Play, Drama

3m, 8f, 10m or f

ISBN: 9780874408034

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A folktale from Nigeria for ages 8-18, with flex-gendered roles and cultural insights into the timeless and universal lessons of international storytelling.

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$8.95
: All The Worlds A Stage, Vol. III - Pre-Publication

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Drama

Fantasy, Adventure, Fables/Folktales

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Scene work, Competition or audition material

Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes, Period Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Elementary School / Primary, Jr High/Primary, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Outdoor, Large Stage, Church / Religious Groups

A folktale from Nigeria. One of six globe-trotting one-acts for ages 8-18, with flex-gendered roles and cultural insights into the timeless and universal lessons of international storytelling. Includes cultural/historical production notes and a glossary or foreign words. Published in All the World’s a Stage, Volume 3.
All of the multicultural plays in each of the three volumes of All the World’s a Stage were first performed by MetaStages, a youth theatre outreach program at Penn State University. The plays were developed from folktales by MetaStages founder and director, Joann Rose Leonard.
Characters

CASTING

3m, 8f, 10m or f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Cross gender casting, Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Features Children, Flexible casting, Multicultural casting, Roles for Children

JENN
FENSKY
KATE
SMITTY
SHEPHERDESS
BIRD/MATADI
PRINCE TUNDE
KING/QUEEN
ROYAL ADVISOR
ROYAL PHYSICIAN
PRINCESS KEIKO
PRINCESS KATARINA
PRINCESS SHADE
PRINCESS OSHUPA
MONSTER
PRINCESS INORA
SNAKES 1& 2, LION, GIANT, SERVANTS TO PRINCESS OSHUPA
Author
Joann Rose Leonard

Joann Rose Leonard

Wisconsin born Joann Rose Leonard was Texas-raised and has chigger bite scars to prove it. Theatre-trained and frostbitten at Northwestern University, she worked as an actress in New York and in regional theatres across the U.S. She studied mime in Paris with Marcel Marceau at École Internationale de Mimodrame while dubbing films into English to earn her daily baguette. Later she raised 9 kids ... view full profile

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