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Tasty Baby Belly Buttons

Dane Stauffer, playwright
Gary Rue, composer


34 pgs. 15 Characters

Originally produced by Steppingstone Theatre

Run Time: 60 minutes

Audience Recommendation: 6+


Based on a whimsical Japanese folktale, this musical is an adventure fantasy for all ages.  Here come the Oni (giants) marching through the village taking all of the children for their favorite treat: Baby Belly Buttons! But one brave little girl, Uriko-hime, was born in a watermelon and has no Belly Button! Uriko-hime enlists the help of her friends Dog, Pheasant, and Monkey to seek out the Oni and return the children of the village to their families.


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.


*Production CD available. Additional fees apply.

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