Fantasy adapted from one of Japan's oldest tales ("Kaguya Hime")
A tape score by Mary Snow features stylized sound effects and Japanese-inspired incidental music. Exciting lighting possibilities.
Winner: AATE Unpublished Play Project (Amer. Alliance for Theatrein Education)
CAST: 14 minimum with doubling; 20+ roles.
PLAYING TIME: 60 minutes.
SCENERY: Simple or elaborate.
"The plot is fascinating. . . real touches of poetry. . . a fine job of introducing children to a beautiful story from another culture. . . well crafted. . . rich in authenticity, splendor, magic, and humor. . . high artistic level." (Children's theatre judges' comments in recommending script)
"Its combination of magic, humor, and adventure is appealing.("A" rating: CHILDREN'S BOOK REVIEW, Brigham Young Univ.)
". . . widely acclaimed, this delightful play couples the beauty of a folk tale with a bittersweet ending." (PLAYS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS)
Play info and synopsis: http://www.ieclark.com/plays/shinprin.html
Order form: http://www.ieclark.com/order.html