Wenceslas by Lindsay Price - Theatrefolk

Wenceslas

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Wenceslas

by Lindsay Price

A moving interpretation of the classic carol Good King Wenceslas. With music, song, a touching message and great roles for actors of all levels.

 About 45 minutes

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


 18
2 M | 2 W | 14 Any Gender, Easily Expandable


Simple Set


 30 pages

Choral Work

"Are you telling me I do not know what goes on in my own kingdom? That I do not know the problems of my people? That I am not a good king?"

A moving interpretation of the classic carol Good King Wenceslas with great roles for actors of all levels.

Everybody knows that Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen. But what's the rest of the story?

An uplifting story filled with music, song, and a wonderful message about the true meaning of Christmas.

18 Characters
2 M, 2 W, 14 Any Gender, Easily Expandable

Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.

King Wenceslas [M] 85 lines
All things considered, a good king.
Queen Maryanne [W] 48 lines
Wants the King to lighten up around the holidays.
Thomas [M] 61 lines
Helps the cook during the holidays.
Katheryne [W] 61 lines
Sick and ailing, but still in good spirits.
Sebastian [A] 87 lines
Servant to the king.
Beri [A] 5 lines
Page One
Meri [A] 6 lines
Page Two
Peri [A] 5 lines
Page Three
Royal SubjectS (5+) [A]
Wind Spirits (5+) [A]

Prop List

Decorations for Christmas, Small bag, Cup of water, Small pile of wood

Multimedia

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