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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Recommended for Middle Schools

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

adapted by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt from Robert Browning

There are consequences for the people of Hamelin when they refuse to pay the Piper. A theatricalization of the Robert Browning poem.

 About 20 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 23
6 M | 4 W | 13 Any Gender, Rats


Simple Set


 23 pages

Dramedy Classical Adaptation Young Audiences

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The people of Hamelin are in a terrible way! They're being run over by rats.

Rats! They fought the dog and killed the cats, and ate the cheese out of the vats, made nests inside men's Sunday hats, and even spoiled the women's chats.

When the Piper comes to solve their rat problems, it looks like Hamelin is saved. Or is it?

There are consequences for those who do not pay the piper. Ever wonder where the phrase "Pay the piper" comes from?

23 Characters
6 M, 4 W, 13 Any Gender, Rats
Narrator One [A] 28 lines
Narrator Two [A] 28 lines
Narrator Three [A] 30 lines
Narrator Four [A] 25 lines
Mayor [M] 14 lines
Pied Piper [M] 8 lines
Julius the Rat [M] 2 lines
Peter the lame boy [M] 4 lines
Lady One [W] 1 line
Lady Two [W] 1 line
Lady Three [W] 1 line
Lady Four [W] 1 line
Man One [M] 1 line
Man Two [M] 1 line
Six Town Council Including Council One [A] 3 lines
Rat 1 [A] 5 lines
Rat 2 [A] 5 lines
Rat 3 [A] 5 lines

Prop List

Recorder or Flute, Crutches

Multimedia

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