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The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Book by Willard Simms. Music and lyrics by Jan Powell.

Product Code: U20000

  • Musical
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 2m., 3w. (or 3m., 2w.)

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: $45/perf

In stock

Synopsis

Follow the heartwarming and comic adventures of Zelda the swan, who thinks she's a duck when she's not. Unwanted by the duck family who hatched her egg, Zelda leaves their pond to try to find a place for herself in the world. She meets the beautiful and stately Hortense, Queen of the Swans, who takes a mysterious liking to her, Timothy Turkey, the clumsiest, wackiest bird in the forest, who wants to be anything but a turkey; and a cunning hunter, whose favorite pastime is eating birds. A gentle song to Zelda about the way "Seasons come, seasons go; nothing stays the same, you know" reassures her that she won't have to stay alone forever. But while she does see the change in her surroundings, Zelda doesn't see how she is changing, too. Through charming and beautiful songs, comedic dances, and exciting adventures, children are taken on an odyssey of hope and friendship where growth is to be prized, not feared. As Zelda learns more about the world, she learns more about herself, and by the end of the play she is truly proud to be who she really is.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Musical
  • Product Code U20000
  • Cast Size 5
  • Min. Royalty Rate $45/perf
  • Cost $8.95
  • Approx. Run Time 45 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | TYA | Touring Group
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9780871290021
* 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

"Interesting music -- nice messages throughout the story."
Review by Carey Cahoon, Palace Professional Theatre for Children, Manchester, NH 03101

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
Mariposa Theatre Bellevue Pennsylvania 9/29/2018 9/29/2018