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-Harry Potter and the Obnoxious Voice ~ The sssPOOF!
-The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
-The Frog Prince and the Princess Brat, including a Jr. version
-Slipperzzzz! The Torrid Tale of Cobb and the 12 Dancing Princesses
-Alice in Wonderland
-Who Framed Lucky the Leprechaun?
-Don't Look in the Lake!
-Itís a GOOD Life, by Jerome Bixby, scifi award winner
-The Spoiled Baloney Man
-Hansel and Gretel and the Creepy Woods
-A Christmas Carol . . . . . and Dozens More plus all of the above and Links!



Hansel and Gretel and the Creepy Woods <--Click for script
in English, French, Norwegian, Turkish and Bi-Lingual-Any Language!
by Jeannette Jaquish
CAST: 11 to 30: Hansel & Gretel, Dad, Stepmom, Witch, Optional Forest Creatures, Dwarves, Dog & Frog and The Reader(s) who should be mature enough to ad lib when needed.
Every actor has good lines.
LENGTH: About 15 to 30 minutes.
This play is made easier for the young actors because the Reader telling the story prompts the actors where to go, what to do, and when to say their lines.
If a child forgets their line, the Reader should have the sense to continue on as if it is in the script, for example:
READER (ad libbing): The 1st Little Dwarf looked deep into the cubboard and said, 'There's spider legs..." (until the actor picks up the line and continues.)

This is my most popular script because it is simple and gives everyone good lines but not too many. I performed this with a class of private schooled kindergarteners, age 5 and 6, and it went very well.
There is a Christmas version of this at the Christmas link on the FunAntics home page.

The Way I Remember It. <--Click for script
by Jeannette Jaquish
The grandchild gets Grandpa and Grandma to tell how they met, resulting in two hilariously different versions of their childhood story about misbehavior, teasing, dog tricks, and first love.
Grandma and Grandpa as adults can help prompt child actors who forget their lines, as they narrate their story (with a script hidden in their newspaper and magazine).
Children's lines are simple, fun and follow a pattern.
CAST: 11 children age 6 and up, 2 adults (Grandpa and Grandma), 2 or 3 teen or adult helpers (one to play "Mom" who carries in a cake).
LENGTH: About 20 minutes.

Little Orphant Annie <-- Click for script
by James Whitcomb Riley
stage directions created by Jeannette Jaquish

-- This is not the Daddy Warbucks story! This is an original classic poem about the orphan girl who becomes a servant girl in the family who takes her in, and tells spooky stories to the other kids to scare them into behaving.
LENGTH: About 6 minutes.
CAST: a mix of young actors and older.
4 younger children who recite 4 lines of medium difficulty rhyme
2 younger children who do physical acting with no lines
1 really skilled older girl who recites a medium length poem (Annie)
3 to 5 adults or older kids to play adults with no lines but important acting.

"SNAFU in Santa's Workshop" and other Christmas Plays <-- Click for script
by Jeannette Jaquish
LENGTH: About 18 minutes.
CAST: 9 to 12 kids and 4 adults; can add more.

The Frog Prince and the Princess Brats, Jr. <-- Click for script
by Jeannette Jaquish
LENGTH: About 15 to 20 minutes.
CAST: 13 to 22 actors.
--A very funny, action-packed simplified version of the classic story with three princesses & three frogs.


Little Red Riding Hood and the Bad Idea Shortcut
a simple scripted folktale adapted by Jeannette Jaquish

<--Image by Gustave Dore' (1832 - 1883)

<--Click on Wolf and Red for EXCERPTS & DETAILS!
LENGTH: About 15 minutes.
PRICE: $10 first performance, $3 additional, $25 for 1 year.

Not only does the Wolf get a surprise from Little Red, so does the Narrator and the Woodsman!

Lines are easy, catchy and funny. Many absurd moments bring new life to an old favorite.
The Narrator prompts many lines and actions, and can rescue when a line is forgotten.


Snow White and the Eco-Disaster Dwarves
a funny fairytale with an environmental message, by Jeannette Jaquish

Click on Apple for Free Script!-->

CAST: 4, Snow White and Three Odd Dwarves
LENGTH: About 5 minutes.
PRICE: FREE if you tell the playwright.

A catchy easy to learn short play about abusing the forest.
For all ages to watch. Actors age 7 on up.
DIGGER - I'm Digger.
DUMPER - I'm Dumper.
CHOPPER - I'm Chopper Downer.

SNOW WHITE - Those are funny names. I thought you'd be named Bashful or Happy or Sneezy.

DIGGER - Oh, they moved out long ago.
DUMPER - Yeah, when the forest was still green.
CHOPPER - They left some nice furniture.


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