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Pandora And The Magic Box

Pandora And The Magic Box

By I. E. Clark. Based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's story The Paradise of Children.

Product Code: PH4000

  • One-act Play
  • Drama
  • Cast size: 4m., 11w., extras.

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: $35/perf

In stock

Synopsis

This myth is about Pandora and the box of troubles left by the gods. Pandora knows she mustn't open the box—but her curiosity is overwhelming. She decides to take just a teeny peek. The troubles, who were locked in, throw open the lid and leap into the world. Nathaniel Hawthorne took the familiar story of Pandora from Greek mythology and wove it into a tale called The Paradise of Children.I.E. Clark dramatized the story into a short play which will serve well in children's theatre and on the high-school or college stage. It is an exciting way to introduce Greek mythology to young people, and to get an entire class on stage. More children and troubles may be added as desired. The charm of this play is the charm of any fairy tale—magical things happen right before our eyes, transporting us into a world of make-believe which, for the moment, becomes the real world.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show One-act Play
  • Product Code PH4000
  • Cast Size 15
  • Min. Royalty Rate $35/perf
  • Cost $8.95
  • Approx. Run Time 25 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Touring Group
  • Genre Drama
* 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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