The Robber Baron and the Baker Thief – Teen adventure play

THE ROBBER BARON AND THE BAKER THIEF – TEEN ADVENTURE PLAY

teen adventure plays

The Robber Baron and the Baker Thief follows the story of young Hans, the son of a Baker and Maria, the daughter of a miller. Hans and Maria are in love with each other but are afraid to tell the other how they feel. Hans also has a secret; he travels the countryside as the notorious highwayman known as Black Jack. A chance encounter in the forest where Hans as Black Jack rescues Maria from a band of robbers exposes his secret to the black-hearted villain Baron Blackheart who falls for Maria’s beauty and decides to make her his bride. At this point the play follows a series of events as the Baron plots to win the hand of Maria and rid himself of Black Jack once and for all…

Author: David Schmidt

Genre: Teen adventure romance

Type: Two act play

Cast: 19 5F, 8F and the rest either gender.

Ages of the actors: Suitable for teens

Suitable for: The whole family

Length: 90 minutes

Set: The sets for this show can also be as simple or as elaborate as you want. Descriptions for each set can be found in the script. When first performed trees for the forest were made out of cardboard and a single banquet table was used for the baker shop, the bar at Joe’s Forest hideaway and the barons castle. Smaller tables were used for Joe’s forest hideaway and the kitchen table in Maria’s home. This made for easy scene changes

Level of Difficulty: 6/10 a fun and easy teen play ideal for drama camp

Read a Sample of the Script




Cost is $6 for this drama camp workshopped play

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about The Robber Baron and the Baker Thief

© September 2014 David Schmidt and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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