Plays by Stacey Lane

Friday, July 13, 2018

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” opens in North Carolina


On July 13 and 14, The Boy Who Cried Wolf is playing at Gallery Theatre in Ahoskie, North Carolina. In this one-act stage version of Aesop’s fable, a boy makes some bad decisions to impress a girl and keep his flock entertained. For more about the theatre company and their Summer Youth Theatre Workshop, go to gallerytheatre.org or www.facebook.com/gallerytheatre.org. The Boy Who Cried Wolf is published by Pioneer Drama Service.  To read part of the play for free online, to buy the book, and obtain production rights, visit www.pioneerdrama.com or call or 1-800-333-7262. For other plays for children and adults, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Canada



The Boy Who Cried Wolf is being performed on July 1 in Chilliwack, British Columbia at Chilliwack Theatre. In this twenty-minute comedy for a medium-sized, flexible cast, some playful sheep and a nosy neighbor persuade a boy to not take his guarding responsibilities seriously and instead stir up some trouble. Contact publisher Pioneer Drama Service at www.pioneerdrama.com or 1-800-333-7262 to preview The Boy Who Cried Wolf, buy the script in electronic version or hardcopy, and get the rights to perform the play at your summer camp, children’s theatre, or school.  Go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com for other plays by Stacey Lane.

Friday, June 22, 2018

“Cold” and “Blue Giraffe” open in Maryland


From June 22 to July 8, Cold and Blue Giraffe will be performed by the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre in Chestertown, Maryland as part of Short Attention Span Theatre 2018’s “Hey! Wait A Minute!” In Cold, a young man who is ridiculously in love sees only one way to stay by his ailing lady’s side: he must lick her phone to catch her cold. In Blue Giraffe, an enlightened couple critiques their child’s latest art project. For more about the show, visit www.garfieldcenter.org. To read these short comedies or other plays of varying lengths for varying age groups, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Canada


The Boy Who Cried Wolf is being performed by Oceanview Christian Academy on June 19 in Centerville, Nova Scotia, Canada. In this one-act stage adaptation of Aesop’s most famous fable, a boy tries to impress a girl and keep his sheep amused by showing off his skills. His family is none too pleased, and his reckless actions have dire consequences when a real wolf and her curious pup show up.  Pioneer Drama Service is the publisher of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Get the script, read part of the play for free, and obtain production rights by visiting www.pioneerdrama.com or calling 1-800-333-7262. ‪For other plays by Stacey Lane, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or email Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

“Can’t Count on Dracula” reading in Chicago


Dandelion Theatre in Chicago presents a reading of Can’t Count on Dracula on June 12 as part of The Make Ready series. In this TYA comedy, the silly Sand Witch studies to be scary under the direction of Dracula and the Invisible Man until a troubled child, Frankenstein, and an encounter with Mr. Hyde change her mind. Visit www.dandeliontheatre.com or www.facebook.com/events/1879770688733703/ to learn more about Dandelion Theatre. To read Can’t Count on Dracula and other plays by Stacey Lane, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.




“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Maine


Damariscotta Montessori School is performing The Boy Who Cried Wolf on June 12 in Nobleboro, Maine. New characters and twists and turns infuse comedy into Aesop’s tried and true tale. This twenty-minute play for a flexible cast is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Go to www.pioneerdrama.com or call ‪1-800-333-7262 to read a large part of the play for free, buy the script in hardcopy or electronic version, and get the rights to produce The Boy Who Cried Wolf at your school, summer camp, children’s theatre, or community theatre. For other well-known titles and original works for youth, teens, and adults, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com

Thursday, June 7, 2018

MonologueBank publishes monologues from “Dirty Laundry,” “Bitches on Good Behavior,” “Uterus-less,” and “Pulse”


MonologueBank has published monologues from Stacey Lane’s Dirty Laundry, Bitches on Good Behavior, Uterus-less, and Pulse. In Dirty Laundry, a drunk woman thinks that her roommate is trying to steal her date. In Bitches on Good Behavior, a feminist ponders why females must always fall into the category of “good girl” or “bitch.” In Uterus-less, an infertile wife receives a surprising offer from a pushy in-law. In Pulse, an actor deals directly with the ringing phone that is distrusting the show. Visit www.monologuebank.com to learn more, preview portions of the monologues for free, and buy Dirty Laundry, Bitches on Good Behavior, Uterus-less, or  Pulse. For a limited time, use coupon code LANE50 to receive 50% off monologues by Stacey Lane.

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“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” performed in Canada


Ecole Leila North Community School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada presents The Boy Who Cried Wolf on May 30. In this this simple, one-act stage version of Aesop’s morality tale, an ornery little girl persuades a bored little boy to put his sheep at risk and jeopardize his family’s trust. Published by Pioneer Drama Service, The Boy Who Cried Wolf can be previewed and purchased at www.pioneerdrama.com or by calling 1-800-333-7262. Go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com for more plays for all ages.

Friday, May 25, 2018

“67 Cinderellas” plays in Wisconsin


67 Cinderellas is being performed by Forest Park Middle in Franklin, Wisconsin on May 25. In this two-act parody, the shoe fits too many suitors, and the prince must come to terms with the ridiculousness of his method for finding his soulmate. This large-cast comedy for all ages is published by Dramatic Publishing. Call 1-800-448-7469 or go to www.dramaticpublishing.com for a free sample of the play, to buy the script, and to obtain the rights to perform 67 Cinderellas. For other fresh takes on fairy tales and original works for children and adults, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Read “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” script for free!


The Boy Who Cried Wolf is the first script featured in Pioneer Drama Service’s May 23 newsletter, “Six FREE Scripts - Pioneer's Preview Picks.” For a limited time, the publisher’s newsletter subscribers can read the entire script for free. Go to www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262 for more details. Perfect for drama summer camp showcases and performances, this short stage adaptation of Aesop’s fable features a flexible cast and very easy production requirements. For other plays by Stacey Lane, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.


Friday, May 11, 2018

“A Poodle More Beautiful” plays in Canada


Theatre Quadra presents A Poodle More Beautiful on May 11 in Quathiaski Cove, British Columbia, Canada as part of “Take Ten: An Evening of Short Plays.” In this two-hander comedy, an uppity poodle puppy is none too pleased to being sharing a cell at a shelter with an unpedigreed mutt. To learn more about the theatre company, go to www.theatrequadra.ca. A Poodle More Beautiful is published by YouthPLAYS. To read a free excerpt, buy the script, and get the rights to perform this ten-minute play for all ages at your theater, school, drama class, or camp, visit www.youthplays.com or call 1-424-703-5315. For other plays for children, teens, and adults, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Ohio

The Boy Who Cried Wolf is being performed on May 5 in Northfield, Ohio by the Northfield Homeschool Group. In this twenty-minute play based on Aesop’s fable, a boy and his sheep long for adventure and are willing to do anything to get it. The Boy Who Cried Wolf is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Go to www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262 for more information, to read part of the play for free, to buy a copy of the script, and gain production rights. Visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com for other plays for children and adults.

Friday, May 4, 2018

“Checkered Past” plays in the United Arab Emirates


On May 4 and 5, Checkered Past is being performed at the 1:One UAE Theatre Fest in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In this one-minute play, ants chowing down at a picnic determine whether the delicious reward is worth the risk of being discovered by the humans who hate them. For more about the production, please visit tentenfest.com/1one. To read this play and other shorts, one-acts, and full-lengths, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.
Lamya Tawfik, Greg Lunn, and Tabassum Inamdar in Checkered Past. Directed by Lamya Tawfik.

Monday, April 30, 2018

“The Emperor Penguin’s New Clothes” workshopped in Chicago


The Emperor Penguin’s New Clothes is being workshopped on April 30 at the Merlo Library in Chicago, Illinois. In this parody of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale, an Emperor penguin with a fondness for fancy cloaks falls for the tricks of a scheming seal and squid. To learn more about this new work or others by Stacey Lane, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail the playwright at Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

“Blue Giraffe” opens in London


Redgates Theatre is performing Blue Giraffe as part of GATEWAYS in Redgates, London on April 26 and 27. In this short, two-hander comedy, a cultured husband and wife don’t know what to make of a bold piece of artwork. For more about the theatre and the show, go to www.redgatestheatre.co.uk or https://www.facebook.com/events/164314554272300. To preview this script and others by Stacey Lane, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Friday, April 20, 2018

“Sleeping Beauty” opens in Illinois


On April 20 and 21, Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois presents Sleeping Beauty to over a thousand children. In this sixty-minute comedy with audience participation, a surly villain shares the true tale of “Sleeping Betty.” Her version includes a multilingual, magical frog, a clock that controls time, a perfectionist princess, and a birthday party invite snub that creates a lifelong vendetta. For more information about this production, visit http://gbsdrama.blogspot.com or https://gbstheatre.com. Playscripts, Inc. publishes Sleeping Beauty and handles performance rights. Find out more at www.playscripts.com or by calling  1-866-639-7529. For other comedic stage versions of classic fairy tales, as well as original works for all ages, short and full-length, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Sleeping Beauty at Glenbrook South Drama. Directed by John Knight.


Monday, April 16, 2018

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Washington


The Boy Who Cried Wolf is being performed on April 16 at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA in Snoqualmie, Washington. In this one-act children’s comedy, some playful sheep and a rascally neighbor convince a well-meaning boy to shake up his everyday routine by deceiving his family. Visit Pioneer Drama Service at www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262 to read a part of the play for free, buy the book in physical or electronic version, and get the rights to perform this twenty-minute adaptation of Aesop’s fable. For other plays for youth, teens, and adults, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail StaceyLaneInk@yahoo.com.


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

“Rainbow Sprinkles” published in Applause anthology


Just released! Applause has published Later Chapters: The Best Monologues and Scenes for Actors over 50.  Included in this anthology is a scene from Rainbow Sprinkles. In this comedy for a female actor in her 50s and a male actor in his 70s, an overly sensitive businesswoman attempts to find suitable entertainment for her grandson’s birthday party. For more information about the anthology or to purchase your copy, please go to backwingstore.com or Amazon. For production rights for Rainbow Sprinkles and to learn more about other plays by Stacey Lane, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com


Tuesday, April 10, 2018

“Insomniac Society” reading in Chicago


Dandelion Theatre in Chicago, Illinois presents a reading of Insomniac Society on April 10 as part of The Make Ready series. In this dark comedic one-act, an ambitious teen creates a safe place where her peers can survive their sleepless nights. To learn more about Dandelion Theatre, visit www.dandeliontheatre.com or www.facebook.com/DandelionTheatre. To preview this script with an entirely teenaged gender-neutral ensemble cast or for other new works and published plays for teens, children, and adults go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.



Thursday, April 5, 2018

“67 Cinderellas” opens in Florida


From April 5 to 7, Mandarin High School in Jacksonville, Florida presents 67 Cinderellas. In this full-length comedy for a large, flexible cast, a dopey prince insists on allowing a “magic” shoe, instead of his heart and his brain, to determine his fate. Much to his dismay, the glass slipper fits a bunch of different people, and he is forced to find answers elsewhere. Please visit Dramatic Publishing at www.dramaticpublishing.com or call 1-800-448-7469 to read a portion of the play at no cost, buy a copy of the script, and obtain the rights to perform 67 Cinderellas at your school or theatre. Go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com to read other fairytale parodies and original works for all ages.



Friday, March 16, 2018

“67 Cinderellas” plays in Canada


Kamloops School of the Arts in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada is performing 67 Cinderellas March 14 to March 16. In this parody, starry-eyed Prince Dalliance is overwhelmed when the glass slipper fits a slew of scheming young women, and clever Cinderella is unimpressed that the prince is trying to find her based on her foot instead of her face. This large-cast comedy in two acts is published by Dramatic Publishing. Please visit www.dramaticpublishing.com or call 1-800-448-7469 to preview the play, buy the script, and gain production rights. For other new titles by Stacey Lane,  go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.




“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Maryland


Fellowship Baptist Church presents The Boy Who Cried Wolf in Upper Marlboro, Maryland on March 16. A bossy girl and a flock of gullible sheep persuade a spineless boy to put everyone at risk for some thrills. This one-act comedy for a medium-sized cast of young people is published by Pioneer Drama Service. To read part of The Boy Who Cried Wolf for free, buy the script in electronic or hardcopy, or get the rights to perform the play at your school, theatre, drama club, church, or camp, go to www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262. Visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com for other reinventions of classic fairy tales and new works for young and old.

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Wisconsin


On March 16, The Boy Who Cried Wolf is being performed by Christian Home Education Fellowship in Platteville, Wisconsin. In this twenty-minute stage adaptation of Aesop’s Fable, a misguided boy shows off his wolf-crying skills to impress a girl. Contact the publisher, Pioneer Drama Service, at www.pioneerdrama.com or 1-800-333-7262 to preview a portion of the script online, buy the book, and obtain production rights. For more plays for youth, teens, and adults, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.


Thursday, March 1, 2018

“Snow Queen” opens in Canada


St. John Paul II Collegiate in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada is performing Snow Queen on March 1. To save her friend, a brave little girl must face a blizzard where the snowflakes are alive and in attack mode, an up-to-no-good gardener with a potion to make her forget who she is, robbers who mistake her for the princess, and ultimately a villain with a heart of ice. This hour-long comedy for a large, flexible cast is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Visit www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1- 800-333-7262 to read a part of the play for free online, buy the script in hardcopy or e-version, and obtain the rights to perform Snow Queen at your theatre, school, or camp. For more plays for children, teens, and adults, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in California


Valley Christian School presents The Boy Who Cried Wolf on March 1 in Cerritos, California. In this one-act comedy with a moral, a weak-willed boy, a self-assured girl, and some opinionated,  talking sheep seek thrills at the expense of the boy’s concerned family. Published by Pioneer Drama Service, The Boy Who Cried Wolf can be previewed and purchased at www.pioneerdrama.com or by calling 1-800-333-7262. Go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com for more stage adaptions of beloved children’s stories and original new works for all ages by Stacey Lane.


Friday, February 23, 2018

“Storms, Sheets, and Show Tunes” opens in Pennsylvania

From February 23 to March 3, the Bobcat Players in Beaver, Pennsylvania are performing Storms, Sheets, and Show Tunes as part of “On The Edge, An Evening of Comic One-Acts.” This traveling show will be presented at Central Valley Middle School, as a benefit for the Monaca Public Library, Liberty Hills Retirement Community, and Sewickley Ridge Retirement Community, as well as the Bobcat’s home theatre, the Ed Schaughency. In Storms, Sheets, and Show Tunes, late night auditions are secretly being held to replace the ghost who haunts the historic Hartman Theatre. To learn more about the Bobcat Players and their production, visit www.bobcatplayers.com. For a copy of this script or others by Stacey Lane, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.


Thursday, February 22, 2018

“The Hundred Dollar Hug” plays in South Dakota


From February 22 to 25, The Hundred Dollar Hug will be performed at the Hole-in-the-Wall Tournament at Spearfish High School in Spearfish, South Dakota. In this dark male monologue, a man puts a price on a simple, seemingly innocent human interaction. Is his odd request creepy, desperate, or hopeful? To get a copy of The Hundred Dollar Hug and other monologues, duets, short plays, one-acts, and full-lengths for speech and debate competition, classroom use, or theatre performance, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail. Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com

Saturday, February 17, 2018

“Pulse” plays in California


Pulse is being performed at California Education Theatre Association’s Middle Stage Fest in Pleasant Hill, California on February 17. In this monologue, an actor reaches her breaking point when a ringing phone continually interrupts her tear-jerker of a performance. To learn more about this middle school drama competition, go to http://cetoweb.org. To get a copy of the monologue or for other monologues, short plays, ten-minute plays, one-acts, and full-length plays for youth and adults, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Canada


The Boy Who Cried Wolf is being performed by Caronport High School in Caronport, Saskatchewan, Canada on February 15. With nothing exciting ever happening during his wolf watch, a susceptible boy, his giddy sheep, and his thrill-seeking neighbor decide to stir up some trouble. Little do they know that a baby wolf who loves to cuddle and it’s not so cuddle-inclined mother lurk nearby. This one-act comedy for a flexible cast is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Visit www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262 to preview the play, buy the book, and obtain production rights. For other titles by Stacey Lane, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Reading of “Camelot and Camelittle” in Chicago


On February 13, Dandelion Theatre in Chicago presents a reading of excerpts from the full-length play Camelot and Camelittle as part of The Make Ready series. In Stacey Lane's newest children’s play, a little girl with a big imagination wants with all her heart to be a Knight of the Round Table. However, King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, and her other heroes laugh at her when she demonstrates her skills in a dramatic battle with a lizard wearing fake dragon wings. Frustrated, she gathers together other mistreated misfits and sets off to start her own queendom. To learn more about Dandelion Theatre’s new works series, visit www.dandeliontheatre.com or The Make Ready's Facebook event page. For other plays for all ages, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.