By Sandra Fenichel Asher.
Cast: 3m., 2w. (plus 5m. or w., extras as desired). Along came a blackbird, the nursery rhyme tells us, and nipped the maid on her nose. But what happened next? All the servants quit! King Himpleworth the Hopeful sends Sir Galupshus the Gross to the four borders of his wacky kingdom to find a cure for the nipping birds. Approximate running time: 55 minutes