Piglet by Brian Armstrong

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About The Play

Comedy.  10-15 minutes.  3-4 males, 2-3 females (6 performers total, with the possibility to expand the cast with background animals).  Suitable for middle school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.

Premiered at The Academy of Math and Science (Tucson, AZ).

Printed Script: $5.95 (contains special author commentary)Digital Perusal Script: $5.75. Performance Royalties: $20.00/performance.  Production Photocopy License:  $20.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for your cast/crew; must be purchased in conjunction with Performance Royalties).  Classroom Photocopy License:  $25.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for closed classroom study only).  Limited Video License:  $25.00 (permission to record your production with limited distribution; must be purchased in conjunction with Performance Royalties).  Professional rights should be negotiated directly with YouthPLAYS at info@youthplays.com.  Need detailed help?  Click on Place an Order and then look for the blue What Do I Order? button!

 

Synopsis

The Bard meets the barnyard in this ten-minute parody of Hamletwith farm animals. When Piglet is confronted by the ghost of his father, the old King Ham, who proclaims that "I was murdered," it sets the young pig on a quest for revenge that may just turn the farm into a ghost town.  Fun for all ages ensues, as students get introduced to drama and the elements of literature amid a comically high body count.

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Did You Know?


Cheryl Hadley's play, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished, has been performed in venues as diverse as British Columbia, Costa Rica, and Guangzhou, China.