(Organized by cast size with whole-class plays first, and plays for smaller groups last.)

Whole Class Plays

A Tree Called Aesop

Full-length play for 20-60 actors. Features ten fables told individually. Flexible cast! (10 credits.)

Baba Yaga

25+ characters. 1M, 7F, 17+ Either; 50 pages in length. Approximately 50-60 minutes running time. A comedic folktale for children and teens written by Jack Helbig. (10 credits)

34 fables in paragraph (not script) form, ready to print and perform with your group!

40 funny short stories that offer life lessons. Organized by number of parts and set up so that they are easy to print, cut apart and hand out to groups.

34 short stories from around the world for students of all ages to turn into skits and short plays. Includes instructions for younger students and older students.

La Mariposa Script and Activities

20+ parts, but can be flexible. Includes production notes, discussion questions and extension activities! (3 credits.)

DN Stone Soup Script and Activities

10 minutes long. Parts for 20+ actors (flexible cast). Best suited for ages 6-10. Includes study guide, production notes and more! (3 credits.)

Plays for Smaller Groups

Cormorant And Rainbow Snake Script

Short script based on a Venezuelan myth. Parts for 15, flexible cast. Ages 6-10. Includes activities and more! (3 credits.)

Monkey Hats Script

5 minutes long. Parts for 9+ actors (flexible cast). Best suited for ages 6-10.

Turtles-Race-With-Beaver

6 minutes long. Parts for 12 actors. Best suited for ages 6-10.

Anansi the Trickster Spider and a Witch Named ‘Five’

3 minutes long. Parts for 6 actors. Best suited for ages 6-10.

4 minutes long. Parts for 7-15 actors. Best suited for ages 6-10.

Baba Yaga’s Black Geese

3 minutes long. Parts for 11-12 actors. Best suited for ages 8-12.

Chipmunk and Bear

6 minutes long. Parts for 11 actors. Best suited for ages 6-10.

Rainbow Crow

4 minutes long. Parts for 10-14 actors. Best suited for ages 6-10.

The Tortoise and the Hare

8 minutes long. Parts for ten actors. Humorous re-telling of the classic Aesop’s fable. Best suited for ages 6-11.

Stowaway Toad

2 minutes long. Parts for 8-12 actors. Best suited for ages 6-10.

Billy Goats Gruff

7 minutes long. Parts for 8 actors. Humorous re-telling of the classic Norwegian fairy tale. For ages 7-10.

Monkey And The Mango Script

8+ characters, for ages 6-10. Ten-minute play based on a popular Asian folk-tale.

Belling the Cat

7 characters; Flexible cast. 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of the classic fable written by Andy Pavey.

Chicken Little

7 characters; Flexible cast; 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on the classic fairy tale written by Andy Pavey.

Hey Diddle Diddle

7 characters; Flexible cast. 4 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. An adaptation of the nursery rhyme written by Andy Pavey.

The Straw Millionaire

7 characters; Flexible cast; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedy based on the Japanese folk tale written by Andy Pavey.

Three Blind Mice

7 characters; 1M, 1F; 5 Either; 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedy for children based on the nursery rhyme written by Andy Pavey.

Peter Rabbit

7 characters; 4F; 3M. 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An adaptation of the classic tale written by Andy Pavey.

Peter's Big Adventure

7 minutes long, parts for 7 actors. Ages 7-10. Adaptation of the classic story by Beatrix Potter.

Kiwis Gift

7-30+ characters, for ages 6-10. Ten-minute play based on a popular New Zealand folk tale.

Nanuk and the Hunter

Short script based on a Canadian legend. Parts for 7 actors. Ages 6-10. Includes activities and more! (3 credits).

Pecos Bill and the Rip-Roaring Tornado

12 characters. 2M, 4F, 6 Either; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A western adventure for children written by Corinna Rezzelle.

The Stonecutter

9 characters. 4M, 1F, 4 Either; 10 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An adaptation of the folktale about humility by Terence Patrick Hughes.

Jaguar and Deer

5+ characters; Flexible cast. 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A South American folk tale adapted by Janea Dahl.

The Unlucky Man

7 characters; Flexible cast. 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time (depending on casting). An Irish folk-tale adapted by Janea Dahl.

Mary Had a Little Lamb

5 minutes long. Parts for 6 actors. Comedic short script based on the traditional nursery rhyme.

The Ants and the Grasshopper

6 minutes long. Parts for six actors. Humorous re-telling of the classic folk-tale.

Dinner for Lion

6 characters; flexible casting; 2 pages in length. Approximately 3 minutes running time. A short African folk tale.

Humpty Dumpty

5 characters; 2M; 3Either; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on the classic nursery rhyme written by Andy Pavey.

The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse

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

Little Red Hen

5-22 characters, for ages 6-10. Ten-minute play based on a popular European folk-tale.(3 credits)

The Smell of Soup the Sound of Money

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. Includes one page of extension activities and discussion questions.

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 the classic nursery rhyme written by Andy Pavey.

Boomerang

3 characters; Flexible cast. 2 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. An Australian folk tale adaptation written by Janea Dahl.

The Enormous Turnip

9 characters; Flexible cast. 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time (depending on casting). A Russian folktale for children with study guide adapted by Janea Dahl.

The First Fire

6+ characters; Flexible cast. 1 page in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time (depending on casting). An Aboriginal pantomime play for children adapted by Janea Dahl.

How Anansi Got His Stories

4 minutes long. Parts for 10-20 actors. Best suited for ages 6-10.

The Firefly and the Ants

8 characters; Flexible Cast; 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedic fable written by Andy Pavey.

The Fox and the Crow

7 characters; Flexible Cast; 11 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of the fable written by Andy Pavey.

The King is in Double Trouble

13 characters. 7M, 6F; 16 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A medieval comedy for children and teens written by Terence Patrick Hughes.

The Miser and His Gold

6 characters; 2M, 2F, 2Either; 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of the fable written by Andy Pavey.

Three Fish Friends

6 characters; Flexible casting. 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. An adaptation of an Indian Panchatantra fable written by Neha Bhatt.