Plays by Stacey Lane

Friday, June 26, 2015

“Snow Queen” opens in Iowa

Pearl City Players Theatrical Society performs Snow Queen June 26 to June 28 in Muscatine, Iowa. In Snow Queen, the Snow Queen’s frosty curse makes people see only the bad around them and be blinded to the good. When her cousin, Kay, is cursed, Gerda journeys to the Snow Queen’s castle to save Kay. Along the way, Gerda meets an exuberant arctic fox, a cowardly crow, a forgetful princess, talking flowers, and a group of goofy robbers. This sixty-minute play for all ages has a large flexible cast. To learn more about the production, please go to Pearl City Players' Facebook Page. For more about Snow Queen, to read a portion of the script free online, to buy a hardcopy of the play, or to get performance rights, visit Pioneer Drama Service at or call 1-800-333-7262. For new plays by Stacey Lane, go to or contact the playwright directly at

The cast of Snow Queen. Directed by Cali Van Zandt and Kendall McKasson. Photos courtesy of Laura Liegois.

“Big Top Flop” plays in Ohio

Columbus School for Girls and Actors’ Theatre of Columbus present Big Top Flop on June 26 in Columbus, Ohio. In this ten-minute comedy with a large, flexible cast of gender-neutral roles, silly circus clowns attempt the greatest, most dangerous, and least practiced trick in history much to the dismay of the more responsible ringmaster, lion tamer, and acrobats. To learn more about Actors’ Theatre of Columbus and their educational opportunities, go to Visit or e-mail to preview this script and other new works for young people and adults.

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Missouri

Creative Arts Ministry Program (C.A.M.P.) presents The Boy Who Cried Wolf at Stained Glass Theatre in Jefferson City, Missouri on June 26. In this twenty-minute comedy, a young shepherd’s morals are tested when a cute girl asks to see his wolf-crying skills in action. Go to to learn more about Stained Glass Theatre.  The Boy Who Cried Wolf is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Visit them at or call 1-800-333-7262 to preview the play, purchase a copy, or get production rights. For other titles for young and old, please go to or contact

Sunday, June 21, 2015

“A Steal Down Memory Lane” and “Itch This” play in Ohio

Actors’ Theatre of Columbus presents A Steal Down Memory Lane and Itch This at Schiller Park Amphitheatre in Columbus, Ohio on June 21. In A Steal Down Memory Lane, a very short comedy with a cast of two women, a mugging goes awry when the victim realizes her assailant is an old friend from high school. In Itch This, a very short comedy with a cast of one man and one woman, a desperate guy with a hard to reach itch asks an uppity stranger to scratch his back. For more about Actors’ Theatre of Columbus, please visit To preview these scripts or other new works, short and long, go to or contact

Thursday, June 18, 2015

“Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue” opens in Oklahoma

Miami Little Theatre’s production of Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue runs June 18 through 20 at the Coleman Theatre in Miami, Oklahoma. In this sixty-minute large cast comedy, fairy tale worlds collide when a big, bad, and very hungry wolf blows down the wrong house. Siblings Jack, Jill, Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Hansel, Gretel, and Mary, with little lamb in tow, set out to save the day. Because each character in the show is a well-known fairy tale hero, each young actor can feel excited and proud of their role, making this show have a truly ensemble cast. Please visit or for production information. Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue is published by Dramatic Publishing. Go to or call 1-800-448-7469 to preview the script online, buy a copy of the book, and get the rights to perform this play. For other new works for children and adults, visit or contact

Jocelyn Kos, Jaysen Ford, Taryn Morgan, Elijah Sanda, Gabe McCormick, Ashlyn Ford, and Joseph Barnes in Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue. Directed by Pamela Catt. Photo courtesy of Rachel Sanda.