The Tiger and the Pussycat

by  Bill Majeski

Short Play  /  9m, 5f

The Lady or the Tiger is a classic story by Frank Stanton about the fate of the knight smitten with the king's daughter. Did she indicate the door that would lead him into the tiger's lair and death? This play follows the knight into the arena on that fateful day and tells the real story-- was it the lady…

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The Tiger and the Pussycat

by  Bill Majeski

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    9m, 5f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

The Lady or the Tiger is a classic story by Frank Stanton about the fate of the knight smitten with the king's daughter. Did she indicate the door that would lead him into the tiger's lair and death? This play follows the knight into the arena on that fateful day and tells the real story-- was it the lady or the tiger?
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Greek; Roman & Biblical
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Tiger Stadium, Lancelot's Living Room, and the garden
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

9m, 5f

ANNOUNCER- Strong voice and not seen on stage. 
KING BONWIT- The ruler of the land. Haughty, imperious, and about fifty years old.
PRINCESS EVALINE- His beautiful beaughter, in her early twenties.
STUMP- The king's lackey.
LANCELOT- The handsome courtier who loves Evaline.
TWO ATTENDANTS- Both men who have comic attitudes.
MAZIE- Brassy, gum-chewing girl. Attractive and tough.
PARSON- Dignified man who performs ceremony.
TWO BRIDESMAIDS- Two young women.
TWO GUARDS- Burly guardians of the princess.
MOTHER- Mazie's mom

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