The Emperor’s New Clothes • Tales from the Fractured Side

The Emperor’s New Clothes • Tales from the Fractured Side

From Hans Christian Andersen by E Gray Simons III

Everyone in the Empire is getting ready for the big event. There will be TV coverage. The Ministers need more funds for projects other than new clothes. The Weaver is promising an unforgettable garment. The Emperor is almost beside himself with anticipation. What could go wrong?

Part of the Series: Tales from the Fractured Side


PLAY DETAILS

  • Casting: 2m, 2f, 11either
    • REPORTER (m or f)
    • STAGE CREW 1 (m or f)
    • EMPEROR (m)
    • DEFENSE MINISTER (m or f)
    • HEALTH MINISTER (m or f)
    • WEAVER (m)
    • EMPRESS (f)
    • COMMONER 1 (m or f)
    • COMMONER 2 (m or f)
    • COMMONER 3 (m or f)
    • CHILD (f)
    • STAGE CREW 2 (m or f)
    • HOST (m or f)
    • MODEL (m or f)
      • DOUBLING: 1m, 1f, 4 either
      • ACTOR 1 — Reporter, Host (m or f)
      • ACTOR 2 — Stage Crew 1, Defense Minister, Commoner 2 (m or f)
      • ACTOR 3 — Emperor (m)
      • ACTOR 4 — Health Minister, Commoner 1, Child (m or f)
      • ACTOR 5 — Weaver, Commoner 3, Stage Crew 2, Model (m or f)
      • ACTOR 6 — Empress (f)
  • TYA
  • About 55 minutes.
  • Several Simple Settings
  • Fairy Tale Costumes
  • Order #3209

PERUSAL MATERIALS


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    • Script in PDF format  — Order #3209a : $20.00 (from which you will be authorized to copy for your production)



    • First Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #3209d : $55




    • Second Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #3209e : $50




  • Professional Royalties will be quoted upon application
  • Performance License Application: No production rights can be granted until this application is filled out and sent to us. This is a filler form that after you click “SUBMIT” will send directly to our email address. Response averages 2-3 business days.




PRODUCTIONS:

  • Hangar Theatre — Ithaca, New York — 2016
  • Arts-for-All Tour — 2014
  • Infinity Theatre Company — 2014
  • Premiere at the Berkshire Theatre Festival — 2013-14 (BTG PLAYS! Tour)

 


BILLING CREDITS

The following is how the credits should read in all programs, posters, fliers, handbills and other promotional advertising for the show:

The Emperor’s New Clothes

by
E. Gray Simons III

NOTE: The names of the Playwright(s), Composer, Lyricist, and Bookwriter shall be equal in size, type, coloring, boldness, and prominence. No billing shall appear in type larger or more prominent than the billing to the Authors except for the title of the play. (In a press release all type, will of course, be the same size.)

ALSO:

THIS NOTICE MUST APPEAR IN ALL PROGRAMS, ON ALL POSTERS AND PUBLICITY MATERIALS AND INTERNET ADVERTISING/WEBPAGES FOR THE PLAY:
The Emperor’s New Clothes is presented through special arrangement with Leicester Bay Theatricals.  All authorized materials are also supplied by LBT, www.leicesterbaytheatricals.com”


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