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Hansel and Gretel (Robbins)

Norman Robbins

Full Length Play, Pantomime

2m, 3f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s), 6m or f

ISBN: 9780573164026

Hansel and Gretel
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 -

Mulitple sets as simple or elaborate as finances allow

Act 1 - Prologue and five scenes

Act 2 - Seven scenes

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, Senior Theatre

Hansel and Gretel presented in pantomime format.

Set in the village of Pumpernickel, the forest fairy and Attrocia, the witch, battle for the villagers.  Attrocia builds the Gingerbread House to entice the children, Hansel and Gretel, but events stop short before they are eaten, althougth the witch gets her just desserts!  Full of fun, comedy routines and laughter, this is family entertainment at its best.

First production 2005

To date nearly 70 productions

Characters

CASTING

2m, 3f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s), 6m or f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Flexible casting

CASTING NOTES

Dame preferably played by man - not as female impersonator

Karl preferably played by woman (Principal boy character)

Chorus of villagers fairies, gingerbread men, servants, gypsies, mice etc: any age groups or gender

FAIRY (F)

ATTROCIA (F or M)

KARL (F or M)

DAME (M or F)

SIR RUPERT (M)

LUCY (F)

HANSEL & GRETEL (M & F)

POTZ & PANZ (M or F)

DICKIE DYMWIT (M or F)

MELINDRA (F)

RODERIGO (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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