Plays by Stacey Lane

Friday, May 26, 2017

Applause publishes “The Author’s Autopsy” in anthology

The Author’s Autopsy is included in Applause Theatre & Cinema Books’ “5-Minute Plays.”  In this short script for a cast of two actors of any age and gender, a pathologist and a pathologist-in-training perform an autopsy on an uncelebrated author, extracting his plot ideas, brainstorms, unfinished drafts, and unfulfilled potential to determine what did him in.  To find out more about the book or to purchase a copy of this anthology of short plays, visit or Amazon. For more plays by Stacey Lane, long and short, for young and old, go to or e-mail

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

"Snow Queen" plays in Michigan

Notre Dame Marist Academy presents Snow Queen on May 24 in Pontiac, Michigan. In this sixty-minute children’s play, the Snow Queen uses an enchanted mirror to cast a cruel curse. Young Gerda must face her fears and free her best friend from the villain’s icy clutches.  For more information about the performance, visit Snow Queen is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Go to or call 1-800-333-7262 to preview a portion of the script online at no cost, to buy the playbook, and to get the rights to perform Snow Queen at your summer camp, school, children’s theatre, or community theatre. For other plays by Stacey Lane, visit or e-mail

Monday, May 22, 2017

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in Utah

The Boy Who Cried Wolf is being performed on May 22 at the Intermountain Christian School in Salt Lake City, Utah. In this one-act children’s play, a boy allows himself to be persuaded by a cute girl and his adventure-seeking sheep to trick his trusting family. To read a portion of the play for free, buy the script, and get the rights to perform The Boy Who Cried Wolf, contact Pioneer Drama Service at or 1-800-333-7262. For other stage adaptations of fairy tales and fables, as well as original works for youth, teens, and adults, visit or e-mail

Saturday, May 20, 2017

“Snow Queen” is being performed in Illinois

The Cary Park District's Children's Theater Company of Cary is performing Snow Queen on May 20 in Cary, Illinois. In this sixty-minute family play for a large cast, the titular cold-hearted villain and her icy minions cast a spell that makes people only see the bad around them. Optimistic Gerda and her band of silly misfits set out through a blizzard to undo the curse and rescue Gerda’s cousin.  To preview part of the script for free, purchase Snow Queen, and secure production rights, go to Pioneer Drama Service’s website at or call 1-800-333-7262. Visit or e-mail for new works by Stacey Lane.

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” plays in North Dakota

Bismarck Public School presents The Boy Who Cried Wolf on May 20 in Bismarck, North Dakota. Aesop’s fable comes to life with goofy sheep, conflicted wolves, a nosy neighbor, and one very bored little boy. This twenty-minute comedic play is published by Pioneer Drama Service. Go to or call 1-800-333-7262 to order the hard copy or electronic version of the script, read part of the play online for free, and get the rights to perform The Boy Who Cried Wolf at your school, camp, or youth theatre. For other plays for children, teens, and adults, visit or contact