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(Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel

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Title: (Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel
Author: Deferie, Steph
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(Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel, The
by Steph DeFerie

Pity poor Streptococcus - it should be a piece of cake for a fairy godmother to tell the story of Snow White but her wand is bent and things aren't going quite as they should. Then, to make things worse, she's interrupted by a couple of English policemen who are hot on the trail of two very devious and dangerous criminals - children who are causing no end of trouble in the forest. Their names? Hansel and Gretel! Streptococcus doesn't believe a word of it and neither do a well-behaved pair of kiddies in the audience who volunteer to help her tell Hansel and Gretel's familiar tale. But before everyone lives happily ever after, the police insist on having their say and the well-behaved kiddies aren't happy about that at all... Since there are lots of parts (10 for girls, 5 for boys, and 10 for either), everyone gets a role and since a single forest set is all that's needed for this 60 minute show, it's easy to produce. This is a great fun twist on the familiar, favorite tale.

Full Length Play, Comedy
CAST: 5m, 7f, 2boy(s), 3girl(s), 4m or f, 4boy(s) or girl(s)

Fantasy, Theatre for Young Audiences, Fables/Folktales, Parody / Spoof
60 minutes (1 hour)
Time Period - Present Day
Settings Of Play - Various places in the deep, dark woods.
* Audience Participation/Interactive, No intermission, Physical Comedy
* Bare Stage/Simple Set
* Fantasy Costumes

Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Publication date: 07/08/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780573701634
Publishing status: Active
(Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel