Jack and the Beanstalk (Robbins)

by  Norman Robbins

Full Length Play, Pantomime  /  2m, 2f, 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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Jack and the Beanstalk (Robbins)

by  Norman Robbins

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f, 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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Reviews

"If you missed it, you missed a treat" - Bridgend Gazette 27.01.95

Keywords

Fairy Tales

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance

Production

Details

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

    Multiple settings as elaborate or simple as finanes allow

    Act 1 - Six scenes

    Act 2 - Nine scenes

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

Casting

2m, 2f, 6m or f

JACK (F or M)

DAME (M or F)

SIMPLE SIMON (M or F)

KING (M)

PRINCESS (F)

RANCID (M or F)

FAIRY (F)

BLUNDERBORE (M)

DAISY THE COW (2 people M or F)

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Cast Attributes

  • Flexible casting

Casting Notes

Dame preferaly played by man - but not female impersonator

Jack preferably played by a woman (principal boy character)

Chorus of any number, age or gender

Resources

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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 professional production  - Queens Hall Theatre, Barnstaple opened on 21st December 1991

First amateur productions 1993

To date nearly 150 productions

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