Plays for Young Audiences
Script Catalog
Search Categories
Order Perusals
Script Licensing
Join our Mailing List
Featured Playwrights
Featured Composers
Synopsis Newsletter
Links
About PYA
Staff & Contacts
Promotions
Script Catalog
  List 

Autumn Ness.


Title
Biggest Little House in the Forest, The

Creators
Djemma Bider, author
Rosanna Staffa, playwright
Victor Zupanc, composer

Details

18 pgs 7 characters
(original production had 1 actor playing all parts with puppets)
Originally produced in CTC’s 2009-10 season
Run Time: 60 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages

Synopsis

When Bernice the Butterfly finds an abandoned house in the woods, she sets out to make it her home. Soon she is joined by Millie the mouse, Fred the frog, Richie the rabbit, and Rudy the rooster. But when lovable Bartholomew the bear knocks on the door, chilled to the bone in the pouring rain, he finds there is no room. Forced to warm himself on the roof near the chimney, the whole house collapses under his weight. Embarrassed, Bartholomew offers to build a new home for all of them, and soon they learn that everyone is welcome and there’s always enough room for a new friend.

“What struck me was how authentically the intimate production echoed a preschooler’s innate knack for imaginative play.” – MinnPost.com

“Professional Theatre experiences for the very young can support children’s social-emotional, cognitive, and creative development. By promoting other forms of literacy, such as storytelling and oral language, young children develop their sequencing and recall skills as well as their storytelling abilities. Early learners exposed to theatre are shown to have more complex imaginative and dramatic play.” -Rachel Bernstein, Early Bridges

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance
Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote
The royalty fee includes permission to make copies of the perusal script for your cast.

Performance CD available. Additional fees apply for performance usage.


Audio
I'll Make My Little House

Night Night

Bubble Bath

We Are Happy

 

The Biggest Little House in the Forest Trailer from Children's Theatre Company on Vimeo.

Click »here for a PDF excerpt. (Adobe Acrobat is required)

» Click on one of the following links to view images:


Script Catalog    Order Perusals    Licensing Info
A partnership between Seattle Children's Theatre and The Children's Theatre Company-Minneapolis.
©2006 Plays for Young Audiences. Questions? Call 612.872.5108 or email us.
Site Search | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

Bookmark and Share