Plays by Stacey Lane

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.



Wednesday, February 7, 2018

“The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg” plays in Pennsylvania


The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg is being performed by Buckingham Friends School in Lahaska, Pennsylvania on February 7. In this forty-five minute comedy, a greedy farmer goes on a wild spending spree when she discovers her goose’s special talent. In her reckless pursuit of happiness through consumerism, she neglects her chickens and her shoeless husband. This stage adaptation of Aesop’s fable is published by Pioneer Drama Service. To preview a large part of the play for free, buy the script, and get production rights, visit www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262. For other plays for children, teens, and adults, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

“67 Cinderellas” opens in Maryland


On February 3, 67 Cinderellas is being performed by Sandy Spring Friends School in Sandy Spring, Maryland.  In this full-length comedy for a large cast, the silliness of the Cinderella story is exposed when the glass slipper fits lots of ladies and the starry-eyed prince realizes he knows very little about the runaway girl from the ball. 67 Cinderellas is published by Dramatic Publishing. Go to www.dramaticpublishing.com or call 1-800-448-7469 to read a portion of the play for free, buy the book, and get the rights to perform the play. For other fairy tale mashups and original works, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.




“Blue Giraffe” plays in Washington


Stage Left Theater in Spokane, Washington is performing Blue Giraffe February 2 through 4, as part of their Fast & Furious V Festival. In this short two-hander, a cultured couple analyzes a piece of their child's art, unable to agree on what it means or even what it is. For more about the production, visit http://spokanestageleft.org. To preview this script or other new works by Stacey Lane, contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com or go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com.



“Snow Queen” plays in Illinois


J L Nash Middle School presents Snow Queen on February 1 in Clifton, Illinois. In Snow Queen, a chilly villain and her frosty minions enact a curse that causes people to only see the bad around them. When Gerda’s cousin, Kay, is transformed by the Snow Queen’s cruel spell, Gerda sets out in a blizzard to find him and restore him to his old, sweet self. Pioneer Drama Service publishes this hour-long stage adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale of friendship. For a free sample of the play, to the buy the script, and gain production rights, visit www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262. For other theatrical versions of beloved fairy tales, as well as new works for all ages, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.


“Snow Queen” plays in Canada


Snow Queen is being performed by Northern Gateway Regional Division School in Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada on January 30. In this sixty-minute comedy for all ages, a little girl with a warm heart joins forces with a hyper arctic fox and a bragging crow to save her cousin. Snow Queen is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Go to www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262 to preview a large part of the play online for free, buy the playscript, and get the rights to perform Snow Queen at your school, camp, children’s theatre, or community theatre. For other plays by Stacey Lane, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail her at Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Ohio


The Boy Who Cried Wolf is being performed in Bath, Ohio on January 13 by the Revere Local School District. In this twenty-minute comedic take on Aesop’s fable, an easily persuaded boy takes some bad advice from his adventure-seeking sheep and a flirtatious neighbor girl. The Boy Who Cried Wolf is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Call 1-800-333-7262 or go to www.pioneerdrama.com to read a part of the play for free, buy the script, and get the production rights. For other scripts for young and old, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

“67 Cinderellas” opens in California


On January 17 and 18, Sequoia Middle School in Pleasant Hill, California is performing 67 Cinderellas. In this full-length comedy, the traditional tale of Cinderella is turned upside down and the Prince’s romantic plan is called in to question when the glass slipper fits many ladies in his kingdom and he cannot recognize his true love by her face. This large-cast play for all ages is published by Dramatic Publishing. Please visit www.dramaticpublishing.com or call 1-800-448-7469 to preview a portion of the script for free online, buy the play, and get the rights to perform 67 Cinderellas at your middle school, high school, children’s theatre, or community theatre. For other available scripts, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail the playwright directly at Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

“Snow Queen” plays in Indiana


Logansport Junior Civic Theatre in Logansport, Indiana is performing Snow Queen on January 13 and 14. In this sixty-minute stage adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic winter tale, a kind-hearted little girl must face her fears and the dreaded Snow Queen to rescue her best friend and restore warmth and happiness across the land. Go to www.facebook.com/logansportjuniorcivictheater for more information about this production. Contact the publisher, Pioneer Drama Service, at www.pioneerdrama.com or  1-800-333-7262 for a free sample of the script, to buy the playbook, and to get production rights. For other reimaginings of fairy tale favorites, as well as new works for all ages, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com. 

Friday, January 5, 2018

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” opens in Massachusetts


On January 5, Warren Community Elementary in West Warren, Massachusetts presents The Boy Who Cried Wolf. A boy chooses shenanigan over responsibility in this twenty-minute comedic play for a medium to large cast of children. Contact the publisher, Pioneer Drama Service, at 1-800-333-7262 or  www.pioneerdrama.com to preview this youth play, buy the script, and get production rights. Visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail  Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com for other available scripts for kids, teens, and adults.

Monday, December 18, 2017

“Camelot and Camelittle” reading in Chicago


Stacey Lane is workshopping her newest children’s play Camelot and Camelittle on December 18 at the Merlo Library in Chicago, Illinois. In this large-cast comedy, a spunky little girl has one dream: to become a Knight of the Round Table.  But King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, and her other heroes laugh at her when she demonstrates her skills by pretend fighting a lizard dressed up like a dragon. Rejected, she gathers up a ragtag group of unappreciated misfits and leaves Camelot to start her own perfect queendom. To preview this new work or other plays for children and adults, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact the playwright at Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.


Saturday, December 16, 2017

“The Hundred Dollar Hug” plays in Singapore


On December 16, the Haque Center of Acting and Creativity in Singapore presents The Hundred Dollar Hug. In this male monologue, an unfulfilled guy offers a financial incentive to anyone brave enough to share a hug with a stranger. To read this monologue and other works by Stacey Lane, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

“Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue” opens in New Mexico


New Mexico Young Actors is performing Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue on December 13. In this large-cast, sixty-minute fairy tale mash-up, the old woman who lived in a shoe and her children, Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Hansel, Gretel, Jack, Jill, and Mary (who has a little lamb), must outsmart witches, trap giants, take on Puss in Boots, and face a spider who frighten away Little Miss Muffet to finally find a home. For more about the theatre company, visit www.nmyoungactors.org. Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue is published by Dramatic Publishing. Go to www.dramaticpublishing.com or call 1-800-448-7469 to preview a portion of the script for free, buy the script, and get production rights. For other fairytale favorites with new twists and original works, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

"Tankinis and Frat Boys” plays in Chicago


Dandelion Theatre presents Tankinis and Frat Boys as part of their Make Ready Series at the Galway Arms in Chicago, Illinois on December 12. In this comedic female monologue, an insecure woman in a bathing suit shares her taboo but truthful feelings, as she secretly judges others who she imagines are judging her body harshly. The playwright will be in attendance at the event. To learn more about Dandelion Theatre and their innovative new works development, go to www.dandeliontheatre.com or www.facebook.com/DandelionTheatre.  To read this standalone monologue or other new works, contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com or visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com.

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Massachusetts


On December 12, Thatcher Montessori in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts presents The Boy Who Cried Wolf. In this one-act stage adaptation of Aesop’s cautionary tale, a drama-loving little girl and some adventure-seeking sheep decide to shake up an impressionable boy’s daily routine. The Boy Who Cried Wolf is published by Pioneer Drama Service. To buy the script, get production rights, or read part of the play online for free, go to www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262. Visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com for other plays by Stacey Lane.


Friday, December 8, 2017

“Snow Queen” plays in Canada



On December 8 and 9, Gibson Theatre School in Alliston, Ontario, Canada presents Snow Queen. In this charming children’s show, Kay becomes one very bad little boy when he is cursed by the Snow Queen and her flurries. His cousin, Gerda, sets out to return Kay to his sweet self by warming his heart. Go to  gibsoncentre.com to learn more about this production.  To read a free sample of the script, purchase the play, and get performance rights, visit the website of Pioneer Drama Service at www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262. For other scripts for young and old, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com