Plays by Stacey Lane

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

“The Boy who Cried Wolf” plays in Washington

Zion Lutheran School in Lake Stevens, Washington presents The Boy who Cried Wolf on February 14 and 15. In this large cast one-act, a mischievous little girl with a flair for the dramatic spices up Aesop’s classic morality tale. The Boy who Cried Wolf is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Visit or call 1-800-333-7262 to learn more about the show, get a free preview of this youth play, buy a copy of the complete script, and obtain production rights. Please go to or e-mail for other children’s plays­­—stage adaptations of classics and original stories.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

“The Boy who Cried Wolf” plays in Colorado

Venue Theatre performs The Boy who Cried Wolf on January 28 in Conifer, Colorado. In this twist on the traditional tale with a moral, a boy with an important­--but boring­--job is persuaded to breaks some rules and make some mischief. This one-act children’s comedic script for a medium-sized cast is published by Pioneer Drama Service. To preview part of the play online for free, buy an electronic or hard copy of the complete script, and get the rights to perform the show, go to or call 1-800-333-7262. For other familiar and new titles by Stacey Lane, visit or e-mail her at

Friday, January 20, 2017

“Snow Queen” opens in California

El Campanil Children's Theatre in Antioch, California presents Snow Queen running January 20 through 22.  In this Hans Christian Anderson stage adaptation, a brave little girl must stand up to the cold-hearted Snow Queen to set her cousin free. She finds help on her journey from a forgetful princess, talking flowers, a gossipy crow, a hyper fox, a considerate reindeer, and a robber with a change of heart. Learn more about the production at This sixty-minute large cast comedy is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Call 1-800-333-7262 or visit to preview the script for free, buy a copy of the complete play, or obtain performance rights. For other classic fairy tale adaptations, original works, and commissions go to or e-mail the playwright directly at

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.