Perchance to Dream: A Sleeping Beauty's Faerie Tale

by Randy Wyatt

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About the Play

Fantasy. 65-75 minutes. 2-5 females, 2-6 males (7-8 performers possible). Suitable for middle school and older performers, and audiences of all ages.

First produced by Magic Circle Theatre (Grand Rapids, MI), and winner of the 2014 Grand Award for Outstanding Production for Theater for Young Audiences.

Magic Circle Theatre (Grand Rapids, MI; photo by Christina Marie Photography).

Synopsis

When an overprotective king fails to invite Maelstrom, one of four guardians, to his baby daughter's coronation, the fearsome chaos faerie unleashes a curse to doom her on her 16th birthday. Sure enough, his daughter falls prey to a poisoned rose that leaves her with only 100 more breaths. As the other faeries put her to sleep to save her, it will be up to a young adventurer to undertake a dangerous journey through time to awaken the sleeping princess, but is he the true love who can free her? This unique adaptation draws from European faerie lore, with a time travel twist.

Qty Price Total
Printed Script $7.95 $0.00
Digital Perusal Script $7.95 $0.00
Performance Royalties $65.00 $0.00
Production Photocopy License $45.00 $0.00
Classroom Photocopy License $80.00 $0.00
Video License $75.00 $0.00
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Synopsis

When an overprotective king fails to invite Maelstrom, one of four guardians, to his baby daughter's coronation, the fearsome chaos faerie unleashes a curse to doom her on her 16th birthday. Sure enough, his daughter falls prey to a poisoned rose that leaves her with only 100 more breaths. As the other faeries put her to sleep to save her, it will be up to a young adventurer to undertake a dangerous journey through time to awaken the sleeping princess, but is he the true love who can free her? This unique adaptation draws from European faerie lore, with a time travel twist.