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The Tale That Wagged the Dog
The Tale That Wagged the Dog
By Tim Kelly.

Cast: 1m., 4w. The International Thespian Society and Dramatics magazine gave first prize to this comedy. In it, Johann Strauss, "The Waltz King," is visiting Boston on an American tour and the ladies are agog. Rudolph, the composer's valet, is doing a thriving business selling locks of the maestro's hair. However, the hair is coming from Strauss' little dog Bobo! One after another the young women invade the hotel suite. They are determined to have a lock of their idol's hair. They threaten, bribe and cajole Rudolph. How the lighthearted Rudolph deals with each and ultimately triumphs over the unromantic dictates of his shrewish wife, who is determined to end the deception, makes this short play an utter delight. One int. set Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  T11
Cast Size:  5
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  19
Royalty:  $50.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  30 min.
Categories
Target Audience: Middle School
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
ISBN (10): 087129544X
Biographies
Tim Kelly ( 1931-1998) was one of our finest and most prolific playwrights. His first stage mystery was published in the 1960s—at the same time he had plays opening in Boston, New York and Hamburg. Since then, he kept up a steady flow of works for stage and screen stage, including adaptations of M*A*S*H and Murder by Natural Causes. His ...More
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This title can be licensed/sold throughout the world
* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.


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