Telling William Tell

by Evan Guilford-Blake

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About the Play

Dramedy. 80-85 minutes. 4-10 females, 7-11 males (11-21 total performers). Suitable for all ages, and high school and older performers (with several elementary/middle school roles). 

Commissioned and first produced by FirstStage Atlanta (Atlanta, GA), and winner of the Jackie White Memorial Playwriting Competition and Aurand Harris/NETC Children's Play Competition.

Synopsis

The children grab the spotlight in this retelling of the story of the mythical Swiss hero—famed for shooting an apple off his son's head—framed by a fictionalized story of Rossini writing his famed opera. Music by the great composer enriches this thrilling tale of Switzerland's fight for freedom and the birth of a new work of musical art.

 


Synopsis

The children grab the spotlight in this retelling of the story of the mythical Swiss hero—famed for shooting an apple off his son's head—framed by a fictionalized story of Rossini writing his famed opera. Music by the great composer enriches this thrilling tale of Switzerland's fight for freedom and the birth of a new work of musical art.

 

Qty Price Total
Printed Script $7.95 $0.00
Digital Perusal Script $7.95 $0.00
Performance Royalties $70.00 $0.00
Production Photocopy License $55.00 $0.00
Classroom Photocopy License $80.00 $0.00
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