Tremendously Tall Tales

Tremendously Tall Tales is a collection of four beloved American folk tales: Paul Bunyan the Lumberjack, Mike Fink the River Roarer, John Henry the Railroad Man, and Johnny Appleseed the Planter of Orchards. The frame of Tales is a story of a rag tag theater troupe crisscrossing the Midwest at the beginning of the century, called Eddie B. Brown’s All-Star Yokels. Tales is full of pratfalls, sight gags and hat-tricks in the hilarious physical style of vaudeville.
Clear

$12.00$15.00

Estimated Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Estimated Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $85 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.

*Demo CD available.

Description

Creators
Patty Lynch, playwright
Victor Zupanc, composer

 

Details

65 pgs. 5 Actors

Originally produced in CTC’s 1998-99 season

Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages

Synopsis

Tremendously Tall Tales is a collection of four beloved American folk tales: Paul Bunyan the Lumberjack, Mike Fink the River Roarer, John Henry the Railroad Man, and Johnny Appleseed the Planter of Orchards. The frame of Tales is a story of a rag tag theater troupe crisscrossing the Midwest at the beginning of the century, called Eddie B. Brown’s All-Star Yokels. Tales is full of pratfalls, sight gags and hat-tricks in the hilarious physical style of vaudeville.

 

Audio

 

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

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


Additional information

Script Type

Demo CD with vocals – Music Tracks Download, Perusal Script PDF, Written Score PDF

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Tremendously Tall Tales”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *