Repaying Good with Evil

by  Jules Tasca

Short Play, Comedy  /  6m or f

A conniving Alligator convinces a Ranchero to help him out of a dried riverbed, and subsequently repays him by promising to eat him. Confused, the Ranchero asks why good must be repaid with evil. The Alligator agrees to ask the next three who come along if this is truly the custom...

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Repaying Good with Evil

by  Jules Tasca

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A conniving Alligator convinces a Ranchero to help him out of a dried riverbed, and subsequently repays him by promising to eat him. Confused, the Ranchero asks why good must be repaid with evil. The Alligator agrees to ask the next three who come along if this is truly the custom. The Ox and the Burro agree; it doesn't look good for the Ranchero. But the Coyote needs to have their scene replayed before deciding. In doing so, he spares the Ranchero's life. One of five short plays that explore Latin American mythology for all ages and races in Spirit of Hispania.
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Can be cast with 6 males or 6 females

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Jules Tasca

Jules Tasca has taught playwrighting through I.U.P. at Oxford University in England and he has performed with a Commedia dell'arte group in Central Italy. He is the author of over 125 (full length and one-act) published plays that have been produced in numerous national theaters from the Mark Taper For ...

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