Folktale. Adapted by Tom Behm. From the stories collected by Richard Chase in The Jack Tales and Grandfather Tales.
Cast: 4m, 3w., 1 either gender (cast can be reduced with doubling). Here is one of five stories in a collection intended to be presented by an ensemble cast in story theatre style. This adaptation of a familiar folktale character follows the misadventures of the dead body of Old Dry Frye around the community. It is a participation play, inviting the audience to join in the refrain, "Everybody Knows Old Dry Frye." Unit set. Simple costumes. Suitable for touring. Approximate running time: 5 to 10 minutes.