Recommended for Middle Schools
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
6 M | 4 W | 13 Any Gender, Rats
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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?
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Royalty fees apply to all performances whether or not admission is charged. Any performance in front of an audience (e.g. an invited dress rehearsal) is considered a performance for royalty purposes.
A vignette play is a collection of short scenes on a theme. You'll love working with the variety and flexibility of the scenes. Your actors will love the fast pace and fun characters.
There's more. Every Theatrefolk vignette play holds the unexpected. A showcase monologue. A dramatic moment. A change in form. A left turn.
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