35 minutes. 13 characters. Best for older students.

This short play is a spoof on traditional fairy tales written for performers aged 11 to 16, depending on ability and maturity of the cast. It will play well to audiences of peers, as well as teachers/parents. Thematically it addresses traditional gender roles, loyalty, status/class, as well as exploiting and exploding fairy tale archetypes.


  • Production notes with suggestions for casting, costuming, staging
  • Study guide that helps students relate the theme and characters to their own lives.
  • Extension activities

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