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The Chest of Dreams

The Chest of Dreams

By Max Bush.

Product Code: C72000

  • One-act Play
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 3m., 4w.
  • 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.

$8.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

In stock

Synopsis

Grandmother leaves Lily a large chest containing all her friends can imagine; without imagination, the chest appears empty. Karkino, a ghostly hypnotist, threatens their creative spirit by planting self-defeating messages in their minds; however, he only lives as long as his debilitating messages stick. Lily makes allies of the audience and combats Karkino with her own self-assurance, reinforced by the audience, until the hypnotist is conquered and Lily's friends recover their strength. The Chest of Dreams is written for young adults to perform for children 6 to 10 years old. It is a keenly perceptive play about self-esteem—with a fresh point of view. It celebrates young people's intelligence, their zest for life and their capacity to unite in the face of danger.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show One-act Play
  • Product Code C72000
  • Cast Size 7
  • Min. Royalty Rate $35/perf
  • Cost $8.95
  • Approx. Run Time 45 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences
  • Performing Group Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | TYA
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9780871290373
* 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.