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Mariposa/Butterfly MS5000

Mariposa/Butterfly

By Sandra Fenichel Asher and José Casas.

Product Code: MS5000

  • One-act Play
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 3 any gender.

    Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

  • Awards: AATE Distinguished Play 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.

$10.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

In stock

Synopsis

Two neighbors live side-by-side in Texas. A low fence separates their gardens, but much more divides them from each other. One grows flowers; the other raises vegetables. One was born in the U.S., the other in Mexico. One speaks English, the other Spanish. Their differences have kept them so far apart that if one predicts a sunny day, then the other is certain of rain. Even the arrival of a caterpillar causes disagreement—until the resulting mariposa/butterfly, and its eventual departure, unites them in wonder, sadness and a new understanding of the beautiful world they share.

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Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show One-act Play
  • Product Code MS5000
  • Cast Size 3
  • Min. Royalty Rate $55/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 30 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | TYA
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9781619592919
* 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.

Customer Reviews

"Mariposa/Butterfly is a wonderful short play in both Spanish and English ... We performed at a library and an elementary school where almost all of the students spoke Spanish and English. They loved the humor in the play and were in awe of the butterfly puppets. We hope to perform this again!"
Review by Catherine LaMoreaux, Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center, Plainfield, N.J.
"This turned into a lovely show, performed for all ages, and brought joy to all who participated."
Review by Geoffrey Sheehan, Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, Conn.

Productions

Location City State Opens Closes
Yocum Institute for Arts Education West Lawn Pennsylvania 3/27/2025 3/30/2025