Crouching Santa, Hidden Reindeer

by  Tom Frye

Short Play, Melodrama  /  8m, 2f, 1m or f

When a mail-order bride, Sushi Sue from Japan, arrives in Nasal Drip, Kansas, the culture shock begins. This beautiful bride controlled by her boss Sackapoopoo, desperately falls in love with her hunky groom-to-be, Rex the wonder Sherriff. Together Sackapoopoo and his equally evil wife, Shanghai Sal…

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Crouching Santa, Hidden Reindeer

by  Tom Frye

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    8m, 2f, 1m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Christmas/Holiday
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

When a mail-order bride, Sushi Sue from Japan, arrives in Nasal Drip, Kansas, the culture shock begins. This beautiful bride controlled by her boss Sackapoopoo, desperately falls in love with her hunky groom-to-be, Rex the wonder Sherriff. Together Sackapoopoo and his equally evil wife, Shanghai Sal steal the town reindeer and try to rob all the merchants. Hold on to your kimonos, the climactic martial arts fight makes this show a kick in the pants.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
  • Church / Religious Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Animals Animals

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance
    $90 with other plays in collection

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Wild West
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Setting:

    Nasal Drip, Kansas 1880.

  • Additional Features: Audience Participation/Interactive, No intermission, Physical Comedy, Play w/ Music, Stage Combat
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

8m, 2f, 1m or f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Expandable casting
  • Flexible casting
  • Multicultural casting
  • Room for Extras
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

Tom Frye

Tom Frye is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association and has performed throughout the United States. He has his BA and MA in Theatre from Wichita State University. Credited with a wide variety of achievements, Mr. Frye's theatrical career on and off stage spans decades. Some of his early work in theatre include tea ...

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