Fawkes The Quiet Guy

by  Kjartan Poskitt

Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy  /  13m, 13f

Welcome to Catesby's Cabaret Club, your hostess for the evening is Miss Catherine Wheel ... It is the reign of King James I, a time of religious unrest, double-crossing and treachery. 

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Fawkes The Quiet Guy

by  Kjartan Poskitt

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    13m, 13f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Theatre for Young Audiences, Docudrama/Historic
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Children (Age 6 - 10)
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)

Additional Info

A secret plot is afoot, Sir Robert Catesby has invited a willing band of conspirators to his 'happening' club to plan an explosive solution to their problems - the great Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Kjartan Poskitt's colourful show traces the conspirators' fated attempt to blow up Parliament by planting gunpowder under the House of Commons. He combines witty songs with an energetic approach to history, in this easily staged piece. Maybe Catesby's Cabaret Club never existed - but everything in it did actually happen.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Elementary School / Primary

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

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Production

Details

  • Time Period: 17th Century
  • Setting: Catesby's Cabaret Club and various simple settings - between AD 1603 and 1605.
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

  • Vocal Demands: Easy
  • Orchestra Size: Medium

Casting

13m, 13f
M26 F15 (doubling/tripling possible)
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  • Expandable casting

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Authors

Kjartan Poskitt

Kjartan Poskitt

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