Once Upon a Time

by  Barbara Floyd

Short Play, Comedy  /  20m or f

In this merry adventure, we find such familiar characters as a wicked stepmamma, a giant, a fairy godmamma, a lovely young girl and a handsome boy. There are exciting difficulties to overcome and amusing antics to go through before the story is solved. Equally entertaining for children and adults...

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Once Upon a Time

by  Barbara Floyd

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    20m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    40 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy, Parody / Spoof
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Children (Age 6 - 10)
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

In this merry adventure, we find such familiar characters as a wicked stepmamma, a giant, a fairy godmamma, a lovely young girl and a handsome boy. There are exciting difficulties to overcome and amusing antics to go through before the story is solved. Equally entertaining for children and adults. Plenty of action, and laughter in abundance.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Church / Religious Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Setting: In front of the curtain, outside of Jonatha's hut, the forest home of Fairy Godmama, a salon of the castle and somehwere in the woods. 
  • Features / Contains: Fantasy Costumes

Music

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

Casting

20m or f
JOHATHAN – Shepherd of sheep
ANTOINETTE
FAIRY GODMAMA
FIVE SHEEP
TOM – Elf
JERRY – Elf
MUTT – Elf
JEFF – Elf
WICKED STEPMAMA
MRS. BITTERSWEET
MR. BITTERSWEET
COUNTESS BRIC-A-BRAC
COUNT BRIC-A-BRAC
DUCHESS OF TWILLINGHAM
DUKE OF TWILLINGHAM
MERRY – Antoinette’s sister
TWINKLETOES - Antoinette’s sister
DAISY - Antoinette’s sister
COLUMBINE - Antoinette’s sister
GREAT GEORGE – The giant
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Authors

Barbara Floyd

Barbara Floyd

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