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Blackbirds and Dragons, Mermaids and Mice

Blackbirds and Dragons, Mermaids and Mice

By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

Product Code: BB1000

  • Collection
  • Comedy | Drama

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Please note: The titles in this collection must be licensed through the collection book itself. None of the titles within have a separate playbook.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$10.95 /book

Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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Synopsis

A collection of fairy tales. Five comedies and dramas for young audiences. For more information, see the Included Titles tab.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Collection
  • Product Code BB1000
  • Cast Size 12
  • Pages 168
  • Min. Royalty Rate $40/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 220 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781583421741
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Included Titles

A Song of Sixpence By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

Along came a blackbird, the nursery rhyme tells us, and nipped the maid on her nose. But what happened next? All the servants quit! The King must now find a cure for the nipping birds.

  • Product Code: SM4000
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast Size: 3m., 2w. (plus 5m. or w., extras as desired).
  • Approx. Run Time: 55 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

Country Mouse and the Missing Lunch Mystery By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

It's Country Mouse's turn to serve lunch to her city cousin, but all of the food keeps disappearing! Enter the Mouse Patrol to search for clues and track down three hungry kittens.

  • Product Code: CD8000
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast Size: 7m. or w., plus extras as desired.
  • Approx. Run Time: 30 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

The Little Mermaid By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

Adapted from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, with the added character of Daphne, a powerful young hurricane who sees the loving Mermaid through her magical transformations from sea creature to earthbound human being and from human being to Daughter of the Air.

  • Product Code: LE1000
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast Size: 1m., 6w. (extras as desired.)
  • Approx. Run Time: 45 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

Thunder Mountain By Sandra Fenichal Asher

A dragon has stolen the sun and left the valley below Thunder Mountain dark, cold and barren. Villagers argue and hoard what little food they have left, until two brave young people set out to climb the forbidding mountain and confront the dragon.

  • Product Code: TG9000
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast Size: 2w., 3m. or w., extras as desired (see note).
  • Approx. Run Time: 40 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

The Insulting Princess By Sandra Fenichel Asher

Royal suitors arrive and quickly depart as Princess Greta dismisses them all with her infamous rhyming insults. Then a humble baker tries his luck, a one-in-a-million shot with surprising results.

  • Product Code: I93000
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast Size: 6m., 2w. (1m. or w., extras as desired.)
  • Approx. Run Time: 50 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

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