Plays with Flexible Casting

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

A Tree Called Aesop Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Stone Soup Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

La Mariposa Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

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

Latin America play script-How the Beetle Got Her Colors

19+ characters; 2M, 1F, 16 Either; Flexible casting; 36 pages in length. Approximately 45 minutes running time. A musical play about Latin folktales written by Carlos Perez.

Native American Folk Tale Play-Spider Besider

16 characters. Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Native American folktale (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Fable Play Script-Deer Mouse Vs. The World

16 characters; 10M, 6F; Flexible casting; 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedic, Southeast Asian fable for children written by Gemma Goodwin.

Cormorant And Rainbow Snake Script Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

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

African folk-tale play for schools-Fancy Nancy & the Ants

14 characters. Flexible casting; 16 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A West African folktale (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Robin Hood Funny Play Script for Kids

10 characters; 5M, 1F, 4Either; Flexible casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of the English folktale by written by Andy Pavey.

Play script for schools-Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock

7+ characters. Flexible casting; 8 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. An African folktale about Anansi the Spider adapted by Jenifer King.

The Fox and the Crow Play Script for Schools

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

Chicken Little Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

Belling the Cat Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

The Straw Millionaire Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-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 Unlucky Man Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-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.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-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.

Dinner for Lion Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Jaguar and Deer Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

The Smell of Soup the Sound of Money Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Boomerang

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

Whole Class Plays

A Tree Called Aesop Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Baba Yaga Play Script-Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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)

Native American Cinderella play script-The Rough-Face Girl

10-30 characters. 5+F, 3+M; 10 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A Native American Cinderella story adapted by Jenifer King.

Stone Soup Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

La Mariposa Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

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

Latin America play script-How the Beetle Got Her Colors

19+ characters; 2M, 1F, 16 Either; Flexible casting; 36 pages in length. Approximately 45 minutes running time. A musical play about Latin folktales written by Carlos Perez.

Fables to Perform in Drama Class

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

Drama Lesson Plan for Schools-Stories from Around the World

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.

Drama Lesson Plan for Schools-Nasrudin Stories

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.

Plays for Smaller Groups

Native American Cinderella play script-The Rough-Face Girl

10-30 characters. 5+F, 3+M; 10 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A Native American Cinderella story adapted by Jenifer King.

Kiwis Gift Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Little Red Hen Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

How Anansi Got His Stories Royalty-free Fable Play Script for Schools-

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

Native American Folk Tale Play-Spider Besider

16 characters. Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Native American folktale (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Fable Play Script-Deer Mouse Vs. The World

16 characters; 10M, 6F; Flexible casting; 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedic, Southeast Asian fable for children written by Gemma Goodwin.

Cormorant And Rainbow Snake Script Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

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

Anansi and the Weird Rock Royalty-free Fable Play Script for Schools-

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

African folk-tale play for schools-Fancy Nancy & the Ants

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

Rainbow Crow Royalty-free Fable Play Script for Schools-

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

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-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.

Tall Tale Play Script for Schools-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.

Royalty-free Native American Play Script for Schools-Turtles-Race-With-Beaver

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

Baba Yaga’s Black Geese Royalty-free Fable Play Script for Schools-

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

Stowaway Toad Royalty-free Fable Play Script for Schools-

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

Chipmunk and Bear Royalty-free Fable Play Script for Schools-

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

Robin Hood Funny Play Script for Kids

10 characters; 5M, 1F, 4Either; Flexible casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of the English folktale by written by Andy Pavey.

The Tortoise and the Hare Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Fables to Perform in Drama Class

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

Monkey Hats Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

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

The Stonecutter Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

The Enormous Turnip Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

Monkey And The Mango Script Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Billy Goats Gruff Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

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

The Firefly and the Ants Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Play script for schools-Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock

7+ characters. Flexible casting; 8 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. An African folktale about Anansi the Spider adapted by Jenifer King.

The Fox and the Crow Play Script for Schools

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

Chicken Little Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

Peter's Big Adventure Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Peter Rabbit Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Belling the Cat Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

The Straw Millionaire Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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 Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-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 Unlucky Man Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

Nanuk and the Hunter Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-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.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-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.

The Ants and the Grasshopper Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Mary Had a Little Lamb Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Anansi the Trickster Spider and a Witch Named ‘Five’ Royalty-free Fable Play Script for Schools-

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

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-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.

Dinner for Lion Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

Jaguar and Deer Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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

The Smell of Soup the Sound of Money Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Boomerang

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

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-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.

Humpty Dumpty Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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 Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

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.