Pericles by William Shakespeare as performed by Ms. Gower's 1st
Short Play, Comedy / 12boy(s) or girl(s)
Ms. Gower's 1st grade class proudly presents PERICLES by William
Shakespeare! A classic is restored as a group of hyper and unfocused
children try their best at performing a light hearted and comical
version of the traditional tale.
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 40 minutes
- Setting: A classroom provides the set for the play within a play.
- Additional Features: No intermission, Physical Comedy
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: No Chorus
Casting12boy(s) or girl(s)
ROSS - Teacher’s pet, performs the role of Pericles.
SHAY - Troubled child who is turned around by the performance, performs the roles of Cerimon & Bawd.
AMANDA - Energetic, performs the role of Thaisa.
DEBRA - Ballerina, performs the role of Marina.
FARRAH - Popular, performs the role of Simonides.
ASHLEY C. - Sneaky, performs the role of Dionyza.
LALO - Nerdy boy, performs the role of Lysimachus.
STEPHANIE - Smart, performs the role of Helicanus.
BLAZE - Slow, performs the role of Boult.
ASHLEY E. - Mature, performs the role of Pander.
WHITNEY - Ditzy, performs the role of 1st Fisherman.
ANGIE - Loud/Spastic class clown, performs the roles of 2nd Fisherman & Philomen.
MARIA - Squirmy, performs the roles of 3rd Fisherman & Lychorida.
- Ensemble cast
- Expandable casting
- Features Teens
- Flexible casting
- Room for Extras
Cast can expand up to 17 roles
Pericles... received its world premiere at the Loading Dock Theatre at G-Star School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida on October 9th, 2006. A revised version of Pericles... was performed at the District X Thespian One Act Festival in Jupiter, Florida on November 17th, 2006.