3 minutes long. Parts for 4 actors. Best suited for ages 7-13, however, this story is really ageless and may be performed by children all the way up to adults.

This is a short script based on a Turkish folk-tale. With parts for four actors, it would make an excellent small group project that could be used as an introduction to memorization, blocking and staging. 

One way to use this script is to divide the class into groups of four and have each group cast, rehearse and perform their short plays for each other. After each group performs, allow audience members to give the actors feedback. 

This script is also part of a finished lesson plan (Around the World in Stories) that may be found in the Drama Notebook store. If you are offering a camp or an ongoing drama class with a theme, consider saving yourself hours and hours of planning time by purchasing the lesson plan. In addition to the script, you get: an entire workshop outline; 17 more royalty-free scripts; production guides; study guides; tons of extra activities and more!

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