Comedy. By William Glennon.
Cast: 6m., 1w. (7 either gender.) Good news! Here comes the most inventive version of Pinocchio ever. Take the hijinks of the commedia dell'arte, add those zany characters—including Geppetto, Fire Eater, Fox and Cat, and the most wonderful Blue Fairy imaginable—then mix in a nonstop adventure, and you're all set to raise the curtain. The house-on-fire pacing will leave you breathless, the hilarious comedy will leave you laughing, and some unexpectedly touching moments will leave you loving this Pinocchio even more. Pinocchio is one of Mr. Glennon's most satisfying and stylish plays, offering the director exciting opportunities for creative staging and the actors a variety of plum roles. You really haven't seen Pinocchio until you've seen this sparkling new version. Unit set. Approximate running time: 90 minutes. SFX and background music CD set available.