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The Sleeping Beauty (Robbins) - Full Length Play, Pantomime

The Sleeping Beauty (Robbins)

Norman Robbins

Full Length Play, Pantomime

2m, 3f, 6m or f

ISBN: 9780573064791

The Sleeping Beauty
by Norman Robbins

Norman Robbins' fun-packed pantomimes tell the traditional stories in a clear fast-moving style and can be staged simply or elaborately, as …

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Description

Full Length Play

Pantomime

Christmas/Holiday, Fables/Folktales

120 minutes (2 hours)

Settings Of Play -

Multiple settings but can be as simple or extravagant as finances allow

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Audience Participation/Interactive, Play w/ Music

Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Opportunity for Spectacle

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Elaborate / High Volume Costumes, Fantasy Costumes, Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget

A version of the time-honoured fairytale of the beautiful young princess who, cursed by the wicked fairy Carabosse, sleeps for a hundred years until awoken with a kiss by a handsome young prince.  In most versions of The Sleeping Beauty the prince doesn't appear until halfway through Act ll but by means of a subtle dream sequence and Tickles', the court jester's time machine, the prince is introduced much earlier giving a better balance to casting and action.

First productions 1988

To date nearly 400 productions worldwide

Characters

CASTING

2m, 3f, 6m or f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Flexible casting

CASTING NOTES

Dame preferably played by a man - but not female impersonator

Prince preferably played by a woman (Principal boy character)

Chorus of courtiers, villagers, royalty, hunstmen etc can by af any number, age, or gender

AZURIEL (F)

FUSSPOT (M)

TICKLES (M or F)

KING (M)

QUEEN (F)

DAME (M or F)

CARABOOSE (F or M)

SHOUT & BAWL (M or F)

PRINCESS (F)

PRINCE (F or M)

Author
Norman Robbins

Norman Robbins

Norman, one of Amateur Theatre's most popular authors wrote his first stage show almost 60 years ago whilst working for the Yorkshire Evening Post. An avid theatre-goer from the age of 3, (his Grand-parents ran the pub near the local theatre so free tickets were always available) he was equally fascinated by Operettas, Musical Comedies, Oratorios, Plays and Pantomimes. A keen amateur actor and ... view full profile

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