Hans Brinker

by  Tom Taggart

Short Play, Comedy  /  7m, 7f

Papa Brinker was injured years ago and lost his memory. He can't remember where the family's small fortune is buried or how a valuable gold watch came into his possession. His son Hans, daughter and wife live in poverty. How the buried treasure is found---how the mysterious watch points the way to h…

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Hans Brinker

by  Tom Taggart

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    7m, 7f

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Papa Brinker was injured years ago and lost his memory. He can't remember where the family's small fortune is buried or how a valuable gold watch came into his possession. His son Hans, daughter and wife live in poverty. How the buried treasure is found---how the mysterious watch points the way to happiness for Dr. Boekman and how daughter Gretel wins the silver skates make a thrilling tale.
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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

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  • Setting: The Brinker cottage, on the banks of a canal near Amsterdam, long ago.

Casting

7m, 7f

HANS BRINKER - a boy of Holland

GRETEL - his sister

RAFF BRINKER - their father

MEITJE BRINKER - their mother

HILDA VAN GLECK - the Burgomaster's daughter

PETER VAN HOLP - HANS' friend

ANNIE BOUMAN - a peasant girl

VOOSTENWALBERT SCHIMMELPENNINCK - a fat boy

BENJAMIN DOBBS - his English cousin

MYNHEER BOEKMAN - famous Dutch doctor

MEVROUW VOLLENHOVEN - his nurse

CARL SCHUMMEL

RYCHIE KORBES

KATRINKA FLACK

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Cast Attributes

  • Features Children
  • Features Teens

Casting Notes

Cast consists of mostly children

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Authors

Tom Taggart

Tom Taggart

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