Plays by Stacey Lane

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

“Sleeping Beauty” opens in Illinois

From July 12 to August 12, Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois presents Sleeping Beauty at Ewing Theatre and Connie Link Amphitheater as part of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s Theatre for Young Audiences series. In this comedic one-act with audience participation, the evil fairy takes over with the help of her magical frog to share what really happened to silly little Sleeping Betty. For show information, go to Sleeping Beauty is published by Playscripts. Visit or call 1-866-639-7529 to preview the play, buy a copy of the script, and obtain production rights. For new plays for children and adults, please go to or contact the playwright directly at

"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" plays in South Dakota

Storyland Children's Theatre in Sioux Falls, South Dakota performs The Boy Who Cried Wolf July 11 through 13.  In this twenty-minute children’s play, a mischievous neighbor and some excitable sheep convince a bored boy that he should test out his wolf calling skills. For more information about the show, go to To preview the play, buy the script in hardcopy or electronic copy, and get the rights to perform The Boy Who Cried Wolf, visit the website of publisher Pioneer Drama Service at or call 1-800-333-7262. Go to or e-mail for other available titles by Stacey Lane.

Friday, June 30, 2017

“Snow Queen” plays in Pennsylvania

Snow Queen is being performed at the Totem Pole Playhouse in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania on June 30. In this one hour, large-cast, children’s stage adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson classic, little Gerda must face her fears and head into a blizzard to rescue her best friend. For more about Totem Pole Playhouse, go to Snow Queen is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Visit or call 1-800-333-7262 to preview the play online for free, buy an electronic or hardcopy of the script, and obtain production rights. Visit the playwright’s website at or e-mail for other award-winning plays for youth and adults. 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

“Snow Queen” plays in Iowa

Davis County Players’ Children’s Theatre in Bloomfield, Iowa performs Snow Queen on June 23 and 24. In this one-hour comedy for a cast of children, brave little Gerda enlists the help of an arctic fox, a crow, a magical lady with a garden of talking flowers, a princess, a robber, and a reindeer to rescue her cousin from the cruel Snow Queen.  Snow Queen is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Visit or call 1-800-333-7262 to preview the play for free, buy the script, and get the rights to perform Snow Queen at your camp, school, children’s theatre, or community theatre. For other fairy tale stage adaptations and original works, contact or go to

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

“Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue” plays in Canada

Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue is being performed on June 14 at Ecole St. Gerard in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. In this fairy tale mash-up, the old woman who lived in a shoe’s children are Jack, Jill, Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Hansel, Gretel, and Mary. When a wolf blows down their house, the kids must set out into the woods to find a new home. Along the way, they meet a witch, a giant, and other fairy tale favorites. This sixty-minute, large-cast comedy for children and teens is published by Dramatic Publishing. Go to or call 1-800-448-7469 to preview the script, buy the play, and get production rights. For more scripts for young and old, visit or e-mail

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

“Blue Giraffe” receives reading in Chicago

Dandelion Theatre presents Blue Giraffe as part of The Make Ready on June 13 in Chicago. In this short comedy for one man and one woman, a couple attempts to evaluate a piece of artwork with sensitivity and intelligence, but they cannot figure out what it means or even what it is supposed to be. The artwork is revealed to be their child’s drawing on the refrigerator. For more information about the theatre company, visit To preview this script or others by Stacey Lane, go to or contact the playwright at

Les Rorick and Madeline Bernhard in Dandelion Theatre’s reading of Blue Giraffe.