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The Great Leprechaun Gold Caper

The Great Leprechaun Gold Caper

This show is royalty-free for schools. This means you do not need to pay an additional royalty fee for productions at schools. 

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The Great Leprechaun Gold Caper

The Great Leprechaun Gold Caper: A Fun-Filled Adventure for Young Audiences 

A charming and hilarious play for children of all ages, bursting with St. Patrick's Day magic, witty riddles, and valuable lessons about friendship, kindness, and the true meaning of celebration.

Synopsis: Molly and Finn, two adventurous siblings, stumble upon a hidden pot of gold at the end of a rainbow deep within the Whispering Woods. But their excitement is short-lived when the grumpy Lord Shamrock claims the treasure as his own! With the help of the mischievous yet kindhearted leprechaun Seamus and a chorus of playful fairies, Molly and Finn must outsmart Lord Shamrock through a series of clever riddles. As they compete, Lord Shamrock discovers the true spirit of St. Patrick's Day is not about greed, but about community, sharing, and spreading joy. Laughter, music, and magical surprises fill the air as everyone learns the importance of celebrating together.

Perfect for:

  • Elementary school classrooms
  • Children's theater productions
  • Family gatherings
  • Community events

Key Features:

  • Easy-to-follow script with clear character voices and engaging dialogue
  • Flexible casting for 5-10 actors (can be adapted for larger or smaller casts)
  • Simple staging requirements and minimal props
  • Opportunities for audience participation and improvisation
  • Teaches valuable lessons about friendship, kindness, and the spirit of St. Patrick's Day
Make your next St. Patrick's Day celebration unforgettable with this delightful and heartwarming play!

Additional Notes:

  • The script allows for creative freedom in staging, costumes, and sound effects.
  • A teacher's guide with staging suggestions, character notes, and technical considerations is included.

Bring the magic of St. Patrick's Day to life with The Great Leprechaun Gold Caper!

This play runs about 15 minutes.

Cast List
  • Molly: A curious and adventurous young girl, full of imagination and a love for exploring the woods.
  • Finn: Molly's younger brother, equally adventurous and quick-witted, with a mischievous streak.
  • Seamus the Leprechaun: A mischievous yet kindhearted leprechaun with a twinkle in his eye and a love for riddles and tricks. He enjoys the magic of St. Patrick's Day and values friendship and community.
  • Lord Shamrock: A grumpy and greedy gnome who initially desires the pot of gold for himself. He is easily frustrated and prone to silly mistakes, but ultimately learns the true meaning of the holiday.
  • Queen O'Rainbow: The wise and regal leader of the fairies, radiating kindness and understanding. She believes in the importance of cooperation, fairness, and the true spirit of St. Patrick's Day.
  • Chorus of Rainbow Fairies: Playful and helpful beings with magical abilities. They assist the Queen and add a touch of whimsical joy to the scenes.
  • An ensemble of additional fun characters could fill out the play.
Show Basics
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  • Item Number: TGLGC
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