Jack and the Giant

by  Ruth Newton

Short Play  /  10m or f

In this comic version of a classic story, a very human and stagestruck cow, Drusilla, wouldn't mind being sold by the poverty stricken Jack if her new owner would place her in a show. Youngsters in the audience take part in the play as the actors draw them in and encourage them to express their opin…

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Jack and the Giant

by  Ruth Newton

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    10m or f
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    Adventure, Theatre for Young Audiences

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In this comic version of a classic story, a very human and stagestruck cow, Drusilla, wouldn't mind being sold by the poverty stricken Jack if her new owner would place her in a show. Youngsters in the audience take part in the play as the actors draw them in and encourage them to express their opinions about the story and characters. The plot follows the story of Jack selling Drusilla for a bag of beans. His mother throws them out the window, where they shoot to the sky and the giant's castle. In Jack's escape from the Giant, Drusilla saves the day by coming back in time to chew the vine down and destroy the Giant.
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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

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10m or f
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Ruth Newton

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