Full Length Play, Comedy / 5m, 2f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s), 6m or f
"Curiosity Cat had my daughter rolling in the floor with laughter! Well done!" - Jeanne White
"I must say that I was blown away by how well-written the play is. My husband said it is like a Disney movie...so funny for kids and yet really entertaining for adults, too." - Amie Headrick Dyer
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Additional Features: Audience Participation/Interactive, Mime, Physical Comedy
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
Casting5m, 2f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s), 6m or f
CHARLIE – Boy, about 9-11
CLAIRE – Girl, Charlie’s sister, 10-14
COOT CAT – Old cat. Cranky. Hard of hearing. Wears a rumpled cardigan. Could be played by male or female.
CURIOSITY CAT – Male. Very full of life and, of course, curiosity.
DUKE – A Tuxedo Cat who goes from shy to dandy. Could be played bymale or female.
FATHER – Claire & Charlie’s Dad. 30 or 40-something
FRED – Aunt Ginny’s dog. Lovable and eager. Male or female.
LEO – A retired circus lion.
MRS. PODGER – The richest woman in town. (Could double as AuntGinny)
PENELOPE PODGER – Posh Persian Princess of a cat. Female.
SERGEANT SCHULTZ – Big, mean German Shepherd. Male or female.
SKEEVELBERGER – The evil next-door neighbor. 30- or 40-something.
SLICKER – Cool alley cat with ’tude. Male.
SQUIRREL – Nervous and nuts. Male or female.
STRAY CATS – All sorts. As many as you want to cast.
TUBBS – Aunt Ginny’s very fat cat. Male or female. (Could double as Leo or Slicker)
- Cross gender casting
- Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
- Features Children
- Flexible casting
- Roles for Children
- Room for Extras
- Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
Curiosity Cat premiered at the Children's Theatre of Knoxville in Knoxville, TN in April 2010 under the direction of Jenny Ballard.