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Edward, the Owl and the Calico Cat
Edward, the Owl and the Calico Cat
Winner: B. Iden Payne Award for Best Original Script
By Emily Cicchini. Based on the life and work of Edward Lear.

Cast: 4m., 1w., 10 either gender. Can be doubled to 2m., 1w., 1 either gender. Edward is a bossy little boy who likes to make up funny words. He lives on a cliff above the ocean with his cat named Grace, whom he pushes around once too often. When she takes off for points unknown with a seafaring owl named Tex, Edward follows to win her back.When Grace and Tex are captured by the Turkey Who Lives on the Hill, the Dragonfly, Grasshopper, Butter-fly, Beetle and Bee get a message to Edward. But will Edward save Grace and discover a hard truth about love? Find out in this delightful, fast-paced children's play based on the life and work of Victorian poet Edward Lear. Written in simple poetry, limericks and rhymes, it contains adaptation of folk songs from America, Britain, Ireland and Wales. This piece was commissioned by the Pollyanna Theatre Company and won the B. Iden Payne Award for Best Original Script. Simple set. Approximate Running Time: 50 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  E43
Cast Size:  15
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  66
Royalty:  $75.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  50 min.
Target Audience: Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (All Audiences)
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
Genre: Comedy | Fantasy
ISBN (10): 1583422536
Publication Date: 05/17/2005
Emily Cicchini has worked on and/or offstage with Austin Script Works, BoarsHead: Michigan Public Theatre, Capitol City Playhouse, the Cleveland Play House, Frontera @ Hyde Park Theatre, Live Oak Theatre, the Michigan and Texas Young Playwright's Festivals, Salvage Vanguard Theatre, Turner House Shakespeare Festival, the University of Texas Performing Arts Center, and Zachary Scott Theatre Center. Her play, Mays & ...More
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* 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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