The Reluctant Dragon (Poole)
This charming musical tells the tale of a boy who meets a kind and funny dragon on the edge of town. The boy and the dragon become friends and start spending a lot of time together. Then the people of the town find out about the dragon and send for St. George. The boy meets with St. George and takes him to meet the dragon. All three soon become friends and find themselves in a quandary. George doesn’t want to kill the dragon and the dragon has no desire to kill George. A plan is hatched and at the end of the story everyone celebrates in a happy party.
Kenneth Grahame, author
Tom Poole, playwright
Jon Cranney, playwright
Michael Koerner, composer
37 pgs. 1 female, 5 male + ensemble
Originally produced in CTC’s 1995-96 season
Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages
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