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The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers

The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers

By Max Bush. Based on a story by the Brothers Grimm.

Product Code: BF5000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy | Drama
  • Cast size: 4m., 3w., with doubling, or up to 17 (8m., 3w., 6 either gender).
  • Awards: The Charlotte B. Chorpenning Playwright Award

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World.

* 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.

$9.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

In stock

Synopsis

In this play, a boy, unable to know fear, follows a quest to know himself. Award-winning playwright Max Bush's gift for physical comedy rolls through this wisdom tale. Boy, an innocent teen who becomes a charming hero, begins as a simpleton because he knows no fear of ghosts or graveyards. Banished for lack of understanding, Boy comes upon a haunted castle and accepts the challenge to stay three nights. The Powers of Death haunt here, hating the living. Should he survive, his reward is to marry the princess. But Boy mostly wants to learn the shivers there. Despite their horrifying appearances of a fierce ghost, wild cats, a corpse and a mysterious singing bride, the ghostly inhabitants are unable to scare the boy. The castle is restored ghost-free to the king, and Boy wins the princess. Yet, he still seeks an answer to the mystery of his life. It takes the wits of the chamber maid and the help of the princess to teach Boy the shivers when he least expects it.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code BF5000
  • Cast Size 7
  • Min. Royalty Rate $80/perf
  • Cost $9.95
  • Approx. Run Time 60 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
  • Performing Group Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | TYA | Senior Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781583427477
* 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.