Final Dress Rehearsal

by  Jack Frakes

Short Play, Comedy  /  13f

An amateur theatrical group's final dress rehearsal of Cinderella is a disaster: Cinderella is late, the prompter wants to play all the parts, the sassy stage crew is noisy, the author feels her brainchild is being ruined and the director is distraught.

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Final Dress Rehearsal

by  Jack Frakes

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    13f
  • Duration

    Duration

    40 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce, Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

An amateur theatrical group's final dress rehearsal of Cinderellais a disaster: Cinderella is late, the prompter wants to play all the parts, the sassy stage crew is noisy, the author feels her brainchild is being ruined and the director is distraught. The stepsisters miss cues, sound effects are played at the wrong speed, the messenger crashes her bicycle and the fairy godmother can't find her wand. Final Dress Rehearsal is among the most popular plays for high school production according to the International Thespian Society.


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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Setting: Backstage.

Casting

13f

DIRECTOR

STAGE MANAGER

FIRST STAGEHAND

SECOND STAGEHAND

PROMPTER

UTITLITY GIRL

STEPMOTHER

MESSENGER GIRL

ELDER SISTER

YOUNGER SISTER

FAIRY GODMOTHER

CINDERELLA

AUTHORESS

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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Ensemble cast
  • Features Teens

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Authors

Jack Frakes

Jack Frakes

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