The Lovesick Cat

by  Candice Cain, Candice Cook

Short Play, Comedy, Drama  /  1m, 2f

Based on one of Aesop's fables, this sweet tale of a cat who, falling in love with her owner, has her wish granted to become a young woman in order to marry him. She learns that no matter how one's exterior appears, one's true self remains constant, and to cherish that identity. By the author of The Lion and The Mouse.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy, Adaptations (Literature), Fables/Folktales, Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Young Children (Age 2 - 5)
    • Children (Age 6 - 10)
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)

Additional Info

Based on one of Aesop's fables, this sweet tale of a cat who, falling in love with her owner, has her wish granted to become a young woman in order to marry him. She learns that no matter how one's exterior appears, one's true self remains constant, and to cherish that identity. By the author of The Lion and The Mouse.
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Keywords

Fairy Tales

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day, Not Applicable
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Interior of Thaddeus's house.
  • Additional Features: Audience Participation/Interactive, No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, 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

1m, 2f
DAISY THE GIRL/CAT
THADDEUS
MELINDA
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Cast Attributes

  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Room for Extras

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Authors

Candice Cain

Candice Cain (formerly Candice Cook) was born and raised in Brookhaven, NY. She attended The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and graduated with a BA in Dramatic Literature. A few years later, Ms. Cain found herself in Los Angeles, acting in a variety of television shows and films. Ho ...

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Candice Cook

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