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Chanticleer and the Fox
Chanticleer and the Fox
Comedy/Fable. By Joseph Robinette. Based on the story from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Cast: 4m., 3w. This classic tale from Chaucer tells of a poor widow whose modest possessions include several barnyard animals, most notably the radiantóand conceitedórooster, Chanticleer, and his beautiful wife, Pertelote. All is peaceful on the little farm until Chanticleer is caught off guard by a flattering fox who beguiles the cocky rooster, then captures and carries him away, much to the chagrin of the widow and the other animals. Through his own wits, and with some help from his barnyard friends, Chanticleer turns the tables on the fox's deception and escapes a dreaded fate as all learn a valuable lesson from the moral fo the tale. This lively, humorous story may easily be performed by children or adults or a combination of both. One simple set. Approximate running time: 40 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  CB7
Cast Size:  7
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  48
Royalty:  $35.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $5.50
Approx. Running Time:  40 min.
Categories
Target Audience: YoungAudiences | Middle School | Family (All Audiences)
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy | Fantasy | Literary Classic
ISBN (10): 1583422269
Publication Date: 05/03/2004
Biographies
Joseph Robinette is a Tony Award nominee for the libretto of the acclaimed A Christmas Story, The Musical. He is the author or co-author of 55 published plays and musicals. His works have been produced at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York, Pittsburgh Playhouse, The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, the Goodman ...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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