The Wonderful Story of Mother Goose

by  Norman Robbins

Full Length Play, Pantomime  /  11boy(s) or girl(s)

Combines the traditional tale of Mother Goose with spirited songs and dances (to be chosen by the director). Plenty of opportunity for audience participation, led by irascible Billy, Mother Goose's son. Fun packed action centers on the wicked squire's bailiffs and Priscilla, the Magical Goose, insta…

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The Wonderful Story of Mother Goose

by  Norman Robbins

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    11boy(s) or girl(s)
  • Duration

    Duration

    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Combines the traditional tale of Mother Goose with spirited songs and dances (to be chosen by the director). Plenty of opportunity for audience participation, led by irascible Billy, Mother Goose's son. Fun packed action centers on the wicked squire's bailiffs and Priscilla, the Magical Goose, instantly endears herself to all. And Fairy Harmony succeeds in helping good overcome evil and happiness prevails once more.

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Keywords

Fairy Tales

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Elementary School / Primary
  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Tours

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Not Applicable
  • Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Additional Features: Audience Participation/Interactive, Local Celebrity Cameo, Play w/ Music

Casting

11boy(s) or girl(s)
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Cast Attributes

  • Room for Extras

Casting Notes

The FAIRY QUEEN
HARMONY, the Good Fairy
DISCORD, the Wicked Fairy
CLARENCE CREEP, the Village Squire
JILL GOOSE, the Village Belle
COLIN, her sweetheart
BILLY GOOSE, Jill's elder brother
SAGE and ONIONS, the Squire's bailiffs
MOTHER GOOSE, a poor widow
PRISCILLA, the magic goose
Chorus of Villagers, Schoolchildren, Fairies, Babes, etc. 

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Authors

Norman Robbins

Norman, one of Amateur Theatre's most popular authors wrote his first stage show almost 60 years ago whilst working for the Yorkshire Evening Post. An avid theatre-goer from the age of 3, (his Grand-parents ran the pub near the local theatre so free tickets were always available) he was equally fascinated by Operett ...

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