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Just So Stories

Just So Stories

By Bren Dubay. Based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling.

Product Code: J63000

  • Collection
  • Comedy

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The pieces within this collection may be performed individually or together. By default, granted licenses will include the whole work unless specifically requested otherwise. Please submit a cutting request with your application if you do not intend to perform the work in its entirety.

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$8.95 /book

Min. Royalty Rate: $65/perf

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Synopsis

Rudyard Kipling tells folktales of a time period set in the beginning of years when the world was so new. Women had the job of domesticating wild animals, including the Dog, the Horse, the Cow, the Cat and the Husband. Bren Dubay ties five of the stories together in her smooth-flowing dramatization, with a thread that subtly suggests "classics are fun." Each of the five may be presented as a short play. The stories included are How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin, The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo, The Elephant's Child, and The Cat That Walked by Himself. Much of Kipling's original beautifully written prose has been retained by the playwright. The tales in Kipling's Just So Stories have been stretching young imaginations (and some old ones, too) since they were published in 1902. The play lends itself to creative staging and a free play of the imagination by director, cast and technicians. A table becomes a camel, stuffed toys come to life, a primitive elephant's shoe-like nose stretches into the kind of trunk that elephants wear today, and a bi-colored-python-rock-snake slithers around the stage.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Collection
  • Product Code J63000
  • Cast Size 6
  • Pages 36
  • Min. Royalty Rate $65/perf
  • Cost $8.95
  • Approx. Run Time 75 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9780886803339
* 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.

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