This Little Piggy...
Short Play, Comedy / 2boy(s), 4girl(s), 9boy(s) or girl(s)
"If you see any birthday parties today, let me know. It might be mine," moans the despondent piggy Oinkie to her friends, two hens and a rooster. It's her sixth birthday, but everyone including her mother, father, and brother and sister, Pigtail and Pigsty seems to have forgotten.
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Additional Features: No intermission
Casting2boy(s), 4girl(s), 9boy(s) or girl(s)
Mommy (or Daddy if male), Rachel's parent
Rachel (or Ronnie if male), a small child
The Five Little Pigs:
Peggy Pig, momma pig, the most sensible
Henry Pig, daddy pig
Pigtail, female child pig
Pigsty, male (or female) child pig
Oinkie, female (or male) a pig the same age as Rachel
Ralph, a rooster
Gretchen, a hen
Henrietta, a hen
Joansie, or Johnny if male
Melissa, or Milton if male
Byron, or Babs if female
Dog, male (or female)
Cat, female (or male)
Other farm animals as desired
- Features Children
- Flexible casting
- Roles for Children
- Room for Extras
The names of some characters other than the pigs may be changed to reflect the gender or ethnic makeup of the cast. When the gender of any character is changed, be sure to alter all the related pronouns (“he” to “she,” etc.).
Because of their large number of lines, the roles of Rachel and Oinkie should be played by actors older than five years.