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.
Monday, December 18, 2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
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
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
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.
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
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.
67 Cinderellas is being performed by Grayling High School at Joseph Stripe Auditorium in Grayling, Michigan on December 8 and 9. This large-cast comedy challenges the ridiculous love-at-first-sight romance in the classic Cinderella story. The idealistic and illogical prince’s princess-finding plan fails when the glass slipper fits many ladies. He almost marries multiple blue-dress-donning imposters. Finally, the prince does find Cinderella, but she is none too keen to marry a man who can only recognize her by her shoe size. Instead, she uses her wits to escape from her cruel stepmother and evil stepsisters. For more about this production, visit www.casdk12.net. 67 Cinderellas is published by Dramatic Publishing. Go to www.dramaticpublishing.com or call 1-800-448-7469 to preview the script, buy a copy, and get production rights. For other fresh takes on fairy tales, as well as original works for children, teens, and adults, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact the playwright at Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
St. Patrick High School in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada is performing Snow Queen on December 7 and 8. In this stage adaption of the Hans Christian Andersen story that inspired Disney’s Frozen, the lonely Snow Queen uses her magic mirror to enact a heart-freezing curse. A brave young girl must take on a blizzard and encounter silly and scary creatures on her journey to save her cousin. For more information about this high school play, go to www.tbcschools.ca or www.facebook.com/StPatrickHigh. Snow Queen is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Visit www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262 to preview part of the play online at no cost, buy the book in hard copy or e-version, and get the rights to perform this holiday comedy for all ages. For other plays by Stacey Lane, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Highland Park Middle School’s production of The Boy Who Cried Wolf opens on December 5 in Dallas, Texas. In this twenty-minute stage adaptation of Aesop’s fable, a boy in need of adventure follows some bad advice from his impish friend and his silly sheep. Contact publisher Pioneer Drama Service at 1-800-333-7262 or www.pioneerdrama.com to read part of the play at no cost, order the book, and get production rights. For other classic tales reimagined for the theatre, as well as new works for young and old, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.
Friday, December 1, 2017
Arkport Central School District Drama Club presents Snow Queen on December 1 and 2 at the William S. Locke Performing Arts Center in Arkport, New York. In this winter adventure, a young girl teams up with a hyper arctic fox, a bragging crow, a gentle reindeer, curious talking flowers, and a little robber with a big attitude to save her friend. For more about the production, visit www.facebook.com/ArkportCSD. Snow Queen is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Call 1-800-333-7262 or visit www.pioneerdrama.com to preview a portion of the script for free, order the book, and get the rights to perform this family show at your school, theatre, or camp. For other titles by Stacey Lane, go to www.StaceyLaneInk.com or e-mail Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.
Monday, November 13, 2017
South City Theatre presents The Boy Who Cried Wolf on November 13 in Alabaster, Alabama. In this stage adaptation of Aesop’s fable, Roy and his sheep have their lazy day interrupted by a friend who demands to witness Roy’s wolf-crying skills despite the consequences. Visit www.southcitytheatre.com for more on South City Theatre. This twenty-minute youth play is published by Pioneer Drama Service. To read a free sample of The Boy Who Cried Wolf, buy the play in hard copy or e-script, and get the rights to produce it, go to www.pioneerdrama.com or call 1-800-333-7262. For other reinventions of beloved classics, as well as new works, visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com or contact Stacey@StaceyLaneInk.com.