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Improvised Fairytales: Beauty and the Beast

Improvised Fairytales: Beauty and the Beast

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Improvised Fairytales: Beauty and the Beast

This play is an adaptation of the classic story Beauty and the Beast, with a twist. The story begins with the actors entering the stage and realizing there is an audience waiting for them. They decide to tell a familiar story, and eventually settle on Beauty and the Beast. They can't use the Disney characters, so they create their own using French names for the characters and object names for the enchanted objects.

The play tells the story of a spoiled prince who is cursed by a witch to be a furry monster until he learns his lesson. The curse also affects the prince's servants, turning them into enchanted objects. Many years later, the prince, now a beast, finds his change of heart.

Jolie, a reader of adventure books, is being pursued by Grossier, who plans to marry her. The play ends with the prince, now a man again, and Beauty getting married, and Jolie agreeing to give Grossier a chance.

This play is a humorous take on the classic story, with a mix of modern and traditional elements. The audience will be entertained by the cast's creative solutions to their lack of resources, and the unexpected twists and turns throughout the story.




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Cast
Cast List

The play uses 12 actors/students.  The will play the following roles:

  • Stage Manager (or director) of the play
  • Mr. Tock …. a clock and narrator
  • Miss Candle …. a candle and narrator
  • Old Woman … puts a spell on Beast
  • Beast … a prince who needs to learn a lesson
  • Jolie …. a girl who loves to read
  • Mother …. Jolie’s mom, just wants to buy some fruit
  • Grossier …. A bully-type who also needs to learn a lesson
  • Impy … Grossier’s buddy
  • Malo …. Grossier’s buddy
  • Mrs. Teapot …. a teapot, Cup’s mother
  • Cup …. a little teacup with a chip on his shoulder

An ensemble of additional stage managers and stage crew could fill out the play.


Performances
Productions
  • Western DuPage Special Recreation Associ, Carol Stream , Illinois
  • La Academia de Estrellas, Dallas, Texas 
Show Basics
Show Kit Type eKit
Running Time 15 Minutes
$9.99
  • Stock: In Stock
  • Item Number: PLAY_BATB
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