Fairy Tale. 20-30 minutes. 1 female, 1 male, 9-13 any gender (11-15+ performers possible). Suitable for elementary school and middle school.
Young King Alexander lives, isolated, in a beautiful castle, surrounded by a high wall. When a peasant girl tells him about strange troubles in his country, despite his disbelief, he explores his kingdom at night, in disguise, and discovers not only the truth and the solutions to his subjects' woes, but also the key to his own happiness.