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Animal Fables from Aesop

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    Click here to receive a free copy of the script when Animal Fables from Aesop becomes available.

    A play-within-a-play operetta led by the narration of a goat. We are swept into a peaceable kingdom where the players at a country fair weave together many of Aesop’s enchanting fables. We learn the classic morals of “slow and steady wins the race” and “practice makes perfect” along with the more obscure “shun the quack” and “fancy dress cannot change the body inside” and are rewarded with real life lessons in a fun and exciting setting.

    Barbara McClintock, author 
    Marisha Chamberlain, playwright
    Roberta Carlson, composer

    34 pgs. 15 female, 15 male, Doubling possible
    Originally produced in CTC’s 1994-95 season 
    Audience Recommendation: All Ages 

    Click HERE to request a performance license.

    Production tracks available for an additional fee.

    “Forget any mistaken notion that good children’s theater must be inferior to good adult theater. This imaginative weaving together of comic moral tales, song and dance competes at all levels.” -Los Angeles Times  



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    Photo credit: Leif Jurgensen, Bridget O’Flaherty and Bruce Thompson.