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The Yellow Boat

The Yellow Boat Competition Version

By David Saar.

Product Code: Y31000

  • One-act Play
  • Drama | Tragedy
  • Cast size: 3m., 2w., plus 4 ensemble. (The number of actors in the ensemble may be increased or reduced.)

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.

$8.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

In stock

Synopsis

The story of The Yellow Boat is a glorious affirmation of a child's life and the strength and courage of all children. This dramatization is based on the true story of David and Sonja Saar's son, Benjamin, who was born with congenital hemophilia and died in 1987 at the age of 8 of AIDS-related complications. A uniquely gifted visual artist, Benjamin's buoyant imagination transformed his physical and emotional pain into a blaze of colors and shapes in his fanciful drawings and paintings. A Scandinavian folksong tells of three little boats: "One was blue, one was red and one was yellow as the sun. They sailed far out to sea. The blue one returned to the harbor. The red one sailed home, too. But the yellow boat sailed up to the sun." Benjamin always concluded his bedtime ritual by saying, "Mom, you can be the red boat or the blue boat, but I am the yellow boat." Benjamin's remarkable voyage continues to touch audiences around the world. Recommended for children age 8 and older, parents, families and adults. Music in book. No additional cutting is allowed.

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Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show One-act Play
  • Product Code Y31000
  • Cast Size 5
  • Min. Royalty Rate $50/perf
  • Cost $8.95
  • Approx. Run Time 40 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
  • Performing Group High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre
  • Genre Drama | Tragedy
  • ISBN(13) 9781583427095
* 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

"Amazing story. Amazing play."
Review by Ryan Nored, Erskine Academy, South China, Maine

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
West Fargo High School West Fargo North Dakota 3/29/2019 4/2/2019
Morton Ranch H S Katy Texas 2/23/2019 2/23/2019
Hutto Middle Hutto Texas 3/22/2019 3/23/2019
North Central High School Indianapolis Indiana 2/21/2019 2/22/2019
Osceola Fundamental High School Seminole Florida 3/20/2019 3/23/2019
O'Connor's Helotes Texas 2/2/2019 2/16/2019

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