Manuelo, the Playing Mantis

by Wysteria Edwards

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About the Play

Young Audiences. 10-15 minutes. 6 gender-flexible roles (with the potential to use puppets instead of live actors). Suitable for elementary school and older.

Adapted for the stage from the book by Don Freeman.

Manuelo, the Playing Mantis is available in print (feel free to place your order on this page) as part of Classics for Kids, a quartet of short plays based on the books of acclaimed children's writer Don Freeman.

Synopsis

Manuelo the praying mantis desperately wants to make an instrument. After many failed attempts and ridicule from insects and other animals, he befriends a spider who helps him make a cello and beautiful music.


Synopsis

Manuelo the praying mantis desperately wants to make an instrument. After many failed attempts and ridicule from insects and other animals, he befriends a spider who helps him make a cello and beautiful music.

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