Your browser does not support JavaScript, Please enable it.
  Top » Catalog » Genre » Comedy »
Keyword Search   
     Log In |  Cart Contents
Home
Show Finder
Titles A-Z
Authors A-Z
Search by Cast Size
Search by Performance Group
Search by Theme
Search by Genre
Multiple Criteria Search
Full-length Plays
Musicals
Accompaniment CDs
One-act Plays
Duet Scenes
Monologues
Children's Plays
Audience Participation Plays
Textbooks and Anthologies
CDs, DVDs and other Media
New and Featured Titles
Recent Acquisitions
New to our 2016/2017 Catalog
New to our 2015/2016 Catalog
Featured Plays
Planning Your Production
Important Things to Know
Licensing Information
Producing a Musical
Cuttings
Complete a Royalty Application
Meet Our Authors
Author Bios
Authors A-Z
Articles and Interviews
For Our Customers
Free Sound Effects
Free Posters A-Z
Script Excerpts
Music Clips
About Us
Contact Us
Order a Free Catalog
Affiliates and Other Links
FAQs
Submissions
Alicia in Wonder Tierra (or I Can't Eat Goat Head)
By Silvia Gonzalez S.

Cast: 4m., 4w. (extras.) Alicia enters a Mexican curio shop with her mother. Fascinated by the Latin American imports, Alicia reaches for a Mexican doll, but trips over a piece of pottery. Spinning out of her hand, the doll vanishes beneath a Mexican blanket. Alicia follows and thus begins an amazing adventure. In a fantastical world, Alicia meets a variety of characters: a Day of the Dead sugar skull, an armadillo, and the chicken-claw-wielding Elvira gang - if touched by the claws, the soul becomes trapped in Mexican pottery. With the aid of the puppet, Ramon, Alicia heads off to find the Pottery Maker and learn the truth about the trapped souls. During the journey, she meets a goat head steaming in an oven, a sad old toad that is so ugly bricks keep falling on him, a soul-brother cactus man, and the Tree of Heads which holds the heads of Pancho Villa, Charo, a mambo king, a pachuco, and a Hispanic yuppie. Alicia journeys through the Distorted Memory Forest, the Village of Laughter, and a maze of black velvet paintings. Finally, she finds the Pottery Maker who reveals the truth about Mexican Pottery. Alicia magically finds herself back at the curio shop, where the shopkeeper looks like Ramon, and her mother reminds her of Rosa the doll. As they leave, Alicia's mother tells her they must hurry home to help cook a very special meal for a family gathering: baked goat head. Flexible staging.

Also Available:

Alicia in Wonder Tierra (or I Can't Eat Goat Head) (one-act version)

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  A65
Cast Size:  8
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  63
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  80 min.
Categories
Target Audience: Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (All Audiences)
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
ISBN (10): 0871295822
Biographies
Silvia Gonzalez S. is the author of 16 plays and two musicals for which she has received many awards, among them the Lila Wallace/Reader's Digest New Play Award, Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices, and two Lee Korf Playwriting Awards. Gonzalez is also an accomplished actress, director, stand-up comedienne, and a published poet.More
Rights & Availability
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.


Add to Cart  $9.95        (Qty)
 Add to wish list
Also available for this title
Productions 
Photo Album 
Read Excerpt 
Reviews