Plays with Flexible Casting

(These plays contain characters which can be played by either male or female actors.)

The Bremen Town Rock Musicians

14 characters. Flexible cast; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A twisted version of the classic fairy tale for children and teens written by Rhonwen McCormack.

A Golden Trip to Neverland

12 characters (flexible cast). 10 pages, approximately 12 minutes running time. Original fractured fairy tale script found only on Drama Notebook!

Dr. Know it All

10 characters; Flexible cast. 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on the Grimm’s Fairy Tale written by Andy Pavey.

The Musicians of Bremen

10 characters; Flexible cast; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on the classic fairy tale written by Andy Pavey.

Wolf in the Suburbs

9 characters; Flexible cast; 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on several fairy tales written by Andy Pavey.

The Midas Touch

7 characters; Flexible cast; 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on the classic fairy tale written by Andy Pavey.

Little Red Riding Hood

6 characters; Flexible cast. 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An Brothers Grimm fairy-tale adapted by Janea Dahl.

The Frog Prince

6 characters; Flexible cast. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An Brothers Grimm fairy-tale adapted by Janea Dahl.

A Knight’s Tale

6 characters. Flexible casting. 9 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedic fairy-tale written by Monroe Oxley.

The Fisherman and His Wife

5+ characters; Flexible cast. 9 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. An Brothers Grimm fairy-tale adapted by Janea Dahl.

Whole Class Plays

20-34 parts. 60 pages, over one-hour running time. Adaptation of three Afro-Caribbean folk tales calls for a cast of 20 to 34 of mixed ages, by award-winning playwright, Evan Guilford-Blake. (10 credits)

The Pied Piper

14-30+ characters. Approximately 5 minutes running time. Ages 10-18. Includes study guide and extension activities. (3 credits)

Sleeping Beauty

13-30 characters. Approximately 6 minutes long. Best suited for ages 10 and up. Includes study guide, extension activities and production notes. (3 credits.)

The Ugly Duckling

Parts for 25+ actors. 16 pages total (7-page script). Includes extension activities, study guide and more. For ages nine and up. (3 credits)

The Emperor’s New Clothes

Parts for 16-23 characters. 15 pages. Includes extension activities, study guide and more. For ages nine and up. (3 credits.)

A Curse on the King

22 characters. Approximately 7 minutes long. Ages 10-18. Includes study guide, production notes and more! (3 credits.)

The Quest for Pixie Dust

13-21 characters. 9 pages, approximately 10 minutes running time. Original fractured fairy tale script found only on Drama Notebook.

The Play with the Bear in It

18 characters. 4M, 6F, 8 Either; 36 pages in length. Approximately 30-40 minutes running time. A comedic fairy tale for children and teens written by Jack Helbig.

The Little Mermaid

25 pages. Parts for 17+ actors. Includes extension activities, study guide and more. For ages twelve and up. (3 credits)

Trouble in Fairy Wood

13-17 characters. 14 pages, approximately 18-20 minutes running time. Original story about fairies who play pranks on humans. For ages 12 and up.

The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk

16+ characters. 5M, 7F, 4+ Either; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A fractured fairy tale for children and teens written by Karleen Hayden.

The True Tale of the Big Bad Wolf

16+ characters. 6M, 6F, 4+ Either; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of the classic fairy tale written by Karleen Hayden.

Snow White

Parts for 15+ actors. 9 pages, approximately 20 minutes. Ages 9-18.

Plays for smaller groups, in order of cast size

The Bremen Town Rock Musicians

14 characters. Flexible cast; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A twisted version of the classic fairy tale for children and teens written by Rhonwen McCormack.

The Smart Alec’s Sleeping Beauty

14 parts. For ages 12 and up. Twisted fairy tale script!

Snow White and Aladdin

13 characters. 11 pages, approximately 12 minutes running time. Original fractured fairy tale script by Haley Cotton, found only on Drama Notebook!

A Golden Trip to Neverland

12 characters (flexible cast). 10 pages, approximately 12 minutes running time. Original fractured fairy tale script found only on Drama Notebook!

Cinderella

Parts for 11+ actors. 7 pages, approximately 15 minutes. Ages 9-18.

Down the Wrong Beanstalk

11 characters; 4M, 7F; 28 pages in length. Approximately 25-30 minutes running time. A comedy for teens written by Frannie Dove. (3 credits)

Dr. Know it All

10 characters; Flexible cast. 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on the Grimm’s Fairy Tale written by Andy Pavey.

The Musicians of Bremen

10 characters; Flexible cast; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on the classic fairy tale written by Andy Pavey.

Wolf in the Suburbs

9 characters; Flexible cast; 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on several fairy tales written by Andy Pavey.

Hansel and Gretel Script and Drama Lesson

Parts for 9 actors. 6-page script, approximately 7 minutes running time. Ages 8-12. Includes extra five pages of facts, discussion questions and extension activities. (3 credits.)

Rumplestiltskin

Parts for 8+ actors. 3 pages, approximately six minutes. Ages 8-18.

Hansel and Gretel

8 characters; 3F, 4M, 1 Either; 10 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy for children based on the fairy tale written by Andy Pavey.

The Old Woman’s Ring

8 characters. 4M, 4F; 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An adaptation of the Grimms’ fairy tale written by Olivia Arieti.

Marigold and Geniestiltskin

8 characters. 7 pages, approximately 9 minutes running time. Original fractured fairy tale script found only on Drama Notebook.

Cinderella Meets the Little Mermaid

8 characters. 6 pages, approximately 8 minutes running time. Original fractured fairy tale script found only on Drama Notebook.

DN The Princess And The Pea Script

Parts for at least 8 characters. 4 page play, approximately 5 minutes running time.  Includes several pages of extension activities, study guide and more.

The Steadfast Plastic Soldier

7 characters. 3M, 3F, 1 Either; 23 pages in length. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A teen adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale written by Gary L. Blackwood.

The Dowry of Princess Talia

7 characters. 3M, 2F, 2 Either; 18 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A hilarious, fractured, fairy tale for children and teens written by Greg Lam.

Beauty Inside Out

7 characters. 3M, 2F, 1 Either; 10 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A twisted fairy tale for children and teens written by Karleen Hayden.

The Midas Touch

7 characters; Flexible cast; 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on the classic fairy tale written by Andy Pavey.

The Narrator War

7 characters. 5M, 2F. 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A fairy tale mash-up written by Mariah Beachboard.

The Girl with the Golden Locks

7 characters; 2M, 3(M or F); 5 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on the classic fairy tale written by Andy Pavey.

Rapunzel

Parts for 7 actors. 4 pages, approximately 8 minutes. Ages 7-18.

Sweet Porridge

6+ characters. 16 pages, approximately 20 minutes running time. A play for children suggested by the tale from the Brothers Grimm, by award-winning playwright, Evan Guilford-Blake.

Jack and the Beanstalk – A Radio Play

6 characters. 10 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedic radio play written by Ruth Landowne-Giordano.

A Knight’s Tale

6 characters. Flexible casting. 9 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedic fairy-tale written by Monroe Oxley.

Little Red Riding Hood

6 characters; Flexible cast. 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An Brothers Grimm fairy-tale adapted by Janea Dahl.

The Frog Prince

6 characters; Flexible cast. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An Brothers Grimm fairy-tale adapted by Janea Dahl.

Little Red

6 characters; 2M, 2F, 2 Either. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood written by Andy Pavey.

The Fisherman and His Wife

5+ characters; Flexible cast. 9 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. An Brothers Grimm fairy-tale adapted by Janea Dahl.

Jack and the Beanstalk

5 characters; 2M, 3F. 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy based on the classic fairy tale written by Andy Pavey.

The Kingdom of Dragons

5 characters. 2M, 1F, 2 Either; 8 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A hilarious fairy-tale for children and teens written by Jason Johnson-Spinos.

A Day in the Life of Bear

5 characters; 3M; 2F; 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on Goldilocks and the Three Bears written by Andy Pavey.

Rumpelstiltskin

4 characters. 3M, 1F. 9 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of the fairy tale for teens written by Evan Baughfman.