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Illustration by Crystal Chang.


Kevin Dyer, playwright


54 pgs. 12 characters (originally performed with 6 actors) Originally co-produced by Young People’s Theatre, Canada, and Polka Theatre, UK, in 2014

Run Time: 70 minutes

Audience Recommendation: 9+


Freddie receives a mysterious text from his dad, a soldier fighting in a faraway war. He is in trouble and only his son can help. Transported to the twisting, turning labyrinth of ancient Minos, Freddie must travel through time to fulfill his destiny. Can he slay the half-bull, half-man Minotaur and rescue his father?


“A ripping yarn: exciting, fast-paced”– The Guardian

“First class… Funny and inventive.”  –What’s On Stage

“A treat for any young person with a vivid imagination.” –Everything Theatre


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.

Photos 2 and 4 below: James Hirst (Dad), Ben Scott (Freddie) in Minotaur at Polka Theatre in 2014. Photos by Robert Workman.
Photos 1 and 3 below: Jakob Ehman (Freddie), Cyrus Lane (Minotaur), #3. Jeffrey Wetsch (Dad), Jakob Ehman (Freddie) in Minotaur at the Young People’s Theatre (Toronto, Canada) in 2014. Set design by Jung-Hye Kim, costume design by Robin Fisher and lighting design by Kimberly Purtell.

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