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Prideful Princess, The - Short Play, Drama

Prideful Princess, The

Joann Rose Leonard

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Short Play, Drama

5f, 11m or f

ISBN: 9780874408034

A folktale from the Ashanti People of Ghana, West Africa, 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 the Ashanti People of Ghana – West Africa. 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.
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CASTING

5f, 11m 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, Room for Extras

GRIOT KOUMBA
GRIOT ASHAKI
GRIOT OKOLO
QUEEN
ADVISOR
PRINCESS
HANDMAIDEN 1
HANDMAIDEN 2
BIRD 1
BIRD 2
BEGGAR CHILD 1
BEGGAR CHILD 2
PRINCESS FUTI/FLOWER
DOCTOR/MOUSE
ANT 1/COURTIER 1
ANT 2/COURTIER 2
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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