Plays by Stacey Lane

Saturday, January 14, 2017

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in New York

Public School 5 of Staten Island, New York performs The Boy Who Cried Wolf on January 11. In this stage dramatization of Aesop’s fable, a young boy named Roy is very bored as he tends to his family’s flock of sheep.  Pearl, the girl that Roy has a crush on, comes to visit and asks Roy to go get ice-cream with her.  When Roy explains that he cannot leave the sheep, Pearl questions the importance of his job and begs to see his “wolf-crying” skills in action.  The Boy Who Cried Wolf is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Call 1-800-333-7262 or go to to learn more, preview the play, buy a copy, or obtain the rights to perform The Boy Who Cried Wolf at your school, children’s theatre, camp, or community center. For other plays for children and adults, visit or contact the playwright at

Saturday, December 17, 2016

“Sleeping Beauty” plays in Nebraska

Norris High School in Firth, Nebraska presents Sleeping Beauty on December 16. In this audience-participation comedic one-act for a small to medium-sized cast, this well-known romance’s villain shares her side of the story and it is not so romantic, filled with talking magical frogs and missing birthday party invitations. Sleeping Beauty is published by Playscripts, Inc. For a copy of the play, to preview a large portion of the script for free online, and to get productions rights visit or call 1-866-639-7529. For other fairy tales stage adaptations and original works, go to or e-mail

Saturday, December 3, 2016

“Pet Names” plays in California

On December 3 and 4, the Charles Stewart Howard Playhouse at Harter Hall in Woodland Hills, California remounts Pet Names as part of The Best of Hard Candy Christmas. In this short two-hander comedy, a frustrated husband and wife try to get their precious little pride and joy to cooperate in a photo session with Santa. Please visit or e-mail to read this play or other shorts, one-acts, and full-length plays by Stacey Lane.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” opens in Utah

The Boy Who Cried Wolf opens on November 30 at Excelsior Academy in Erda, Utah. In this one-act children’s play, talking sheep and a devious little girl spice up the traditional morality fable. Go to Pioneer Drama Service’s website at or call 1-800-333-7262 to order the script, preview the play, and get the rights to perform The Boy Who Cried Wolf at your theatre, school, acting class, or camp. For more youth scripts, visit or e-mail

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

“Shelter Skelter”, “Pulse”, “A Steal Down Memory Lane”, “The Unwelcome Mat”, and “Stalemate” play in Florida

The Players Centre For Performing Arts in Sarasota, Florida presents Shelter Skelter, Pulse, A Steal Down Memory Lane, The Unwelcome Mat, and Stalemate on November 25 and 26 as part of “Got a Minute?”.  In Shelter Skelter, a lonely lady trying to find a replacement companion at her local animal shelter sees the ghost of her dead cat. In Pulse, an inexperienced actor cracks under pressure when a cell phone rings during her dramatic performance. In A Steal Down Memory Lane, a purse-snatching goes awry when the victim recognizes her robber. In The Unwelcome Mat, a sassy welcome mat makes a young lady feel unwanted when she arrives for her date. In Stalemate, a doughnut and a cinnamon roll contemplate the brevity of shelf life. For more about the production, visit To read these short scripts or other plays by Stacey Lane, go to or e-mail