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The Princess and the Megalosaurus

A musical play for children


(with additional music by Stephen Glass)

Cast: 17 (6 m, 3 f, 8 animals) + chorus & extras.
Suggested Age Range: 8 to 13
Approx. Running Time: 90 minutes [ + interval]
Music: 17 numbers of which 5 are dances or marches. Accompaniment small band or piano / keyboard and percussion.
Set: The City Square; a forest path; and a forest clearing, with cottage behind.
Synopsis: Princess Meg is about to be betrothed to Prince Moribund when the wicked fairy, Stinkerbelle, changes her into a Megalosaurus. The prince goes off in a huff but Jack of the Forest volunteers to look after her and, escorted by Sapper Sam, takes her to the forest to find suitable food. They come across Dr. Mendham's Sylvan Surgery for sick animals but Meg then goes missing. After various adventures the doctor works out the antidote to the spell (involving the audience), the princess becomes herself again and, in true fairy-tale fashion, is betrothed to Jack amid general rejoicing
Click to view script (requires PDF viewer, Acrobat Reader, Xpdf, etc.)

Production at: Holmwood House Preparatory School, Colchester, 1998
Set design by: SchoolPlay Productions Limited

Price Codes:
Script: Code D

Piano Score: Code G

Rehearsal Cassette: Code F

Past Performance Cassette: Code E

Performance Rights: Code X

 Licence to Copy: Code X
 Video Recording Licence: Code H

ISBN 978 1 872475 66 0

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