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Illustration by Evan Schissler.

The Great Family Tree

Rick Shiomi, playwright
Gary Rue, composer


56 pgs. 29 Characters

Originally produced by Steppingstone Theatre

Run Time: 60 minutes

Audience Recommendation: 6+


When their computer grows larger than life, two boys, Josh and Lou Tou, enter it to meet a Magical Tree that takes them on a journey through Asian family stories. The stories include a Hmong story of an adoptive son who overcomes prejudice and the dishonesty of others to find his fortune; a Korean story of a son who realizes true filial love from a tigress; and, a Chinese story of a young girl who is left abandoned- only to return later in life as the adoptive daughter of a rich family.
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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