Tremendously Tall Tales

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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.
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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.

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
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.

 

Audio

 

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Script Type

Demo CD with vocals, Hard Copy Perusal, PDF Perusal, Written Score Hard Copy, Written Score PDF

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