The Babes in the Wood (Robbins)

by  Norman Robbins

Full Length Play, Pantomime  /  5m, 1f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s), 6m or f

Norman Robbins' fun-packed pantomimes tell the traditional stories in a clear fast-moving style and can be staged simply or elaborately, as required. The choice of music is left to the director.…

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The Babes in the Wood (Robbins)

by  Norman Robbins

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5m, 1f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s), 6m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Christmas/Holiday, Fables/Folktales
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Norman Robbins' fun-packed pantomimes tell the traditional stories in a clear fast-moving style and can be staged simply or elaborately, as required. The choice of music is left to the director.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Senior Theatre

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Not Applicable
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting:

    Multiple settings as simple or extravagant as finances allow

  • Additional Features: Audience Participation/Interactive, Play w/ Music
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Elaborate / High Volume Costumes, Fantasy Costumes, Period Costumes

Casting

5m, 1f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s), 6m or f

BALIFF (M)

SHERRIFF (M)

JACK & JILL (Boy & Girl)

NURSE GLUCOSE (M or F)

ROBIN HOOD (F or M)

TOYLE & TROUBLE ( M or F)

MAUD MARION (F)

WOODLAND FAIRY (F or M)

FRIAR TUCK (M)

WILL SCARLETT (M or F)

MUCH (M)

ALAN A DALE (M)

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Cast Attributes

  • Flexible casting
  • Roles for Children

Casting Notes

Nurse preferably played by man, but not as female impersonator -

Robin Hood preferably played by a woman

Chorus of citizens, merry men, toys etc .  any ages and gender

Junior chorus of children, toys, birds etc. - usually younger age groups

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Authors

Norman Robbins

Norman, one of Amateur Theatre's most popular authors wrote his first stage show almost 60 years ago whilst working for the Yorkshire Evening Post. An avid theatre-goer from the age of 3, (his Grand-parents ran the pub near the local theatre so free tickets were always available) he was equally fascinated by Operett ...

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First productions 1995

To date over 100 productions worldwide

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