The Great Grey Ghost of Old Spook Lane

by  Anne Phillips

Full Length Musical  /  1m, 4boy(s), 4girl(s), 1boy(s) or girl(s)

The Great Grey Ghost of Old Spook Lane is about a little boy, Roger, who is new in town. The kids at school tell him about a haunted house and dare him to go in. Roger feels he has to do it to get “in” with the gang. So on a rainy night they all meet and push him in through a window. A play for young audiences about accepting new people the limits to what you should do to be accepted.

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The Great Grey Ghost of Old Spook Lane

by  Anne Phillips

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    1m, 4boy(s), 4girl(s), 1boy(s) or girl(s)
  • SubGenre

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    Theatre for Young Audiences

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The Great Grey Ghost of Old Spook Lane is about a little boy, Roger, who is new in town. The kids at school tell him about a haunted house and dare him to go in. Roger feels he has to do it to get “in” with the gang. So on a rainy night they all meet and push him in through a window. The lights go on. The house isn’t empty. An elderly man lives there quietly. He used to be a sound effects man back in radio days he has all the equipment in the basement. They play a trick on the kids and invite them back for dinner. The house is filled with scary sound effects as the “Ghost” serves his “Ghostly Repast” of evil eye soup, phantom pie, etc. Everyone is scared except brave Roger. The kids learn a lesson about accepting new people and Roger learns there are limits to what you should do to be accepted.
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  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only

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To Make Them Like Me
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A Ghostly Repast
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School Food
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My Simple Way of Living
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Casting

1m, 4boy(s), 4girl(s), 1boy(s) or girl(s)
ROGER/ROBIN - the new kid in school (may be played by either a boy or girl)
THE GANG:
SCOTT
GREG
JIMMY
BRIAN
JENNIFER
LAURIE
PAM
JO ANN
THE GREAT GREY GHOST - older child with grey hair and a long grey bea
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11 Piano Vocal Score
1 Sound Effect CD

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