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Wotcha! Gotcha! Steam Punk Funny Pantomime

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WOTCHA! GOTCHA! STEAM PUNK FUNNY PANTOMIME

In this zany but extremely funny steam punk pantomime script, loosely based on Alice in Wonderland, Alice Liddell is kidnapped by the villains Mad Hat and Moriarty and taken through the looking glass to an alternate universe and imprisoned in their Dirigible because they want to take over her world and they have a cunning plan to get their way.

Her friends Dodgson and Prince Leopold enlist the help of the slightly less famous Shamrock Holmes and his sidekick, James Watson to get her back to their side of the looking glass. Together with the Dame and the Baker Street Irregulars, they set out to rescue her and save their world from imminent disaster.

They win, of course!

This panto has one written song in it, but songs can easily be added at the director’s discretion.

Wotcha! Gotcha! had a very successful two week run in New Jersey. Read a review about it in the Huffington Post.

Author: Gareth Jones

Genre: Steam punk funny pantomime

Type: Three act play

Cast: Large cast play with 26 named characters but smaller parts may be doubled or the sex of roles reversed.

Ages of the actors: Play with cast of children and adults

Suitable for: Suitable for all ages

Length: Play two hours long

Set: The set in act one and two is divided between Alice’s sitting room and the inside of the dirigible. Act three is divided between a concert hall and the dirigible. The inside of the dirigible can have decor that is steam punk in nature.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – written as a classic British panto with cockney accents

Read a Sample of the Script




Cost is $6 for this previously staged popular pantomime with a successful run

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about Wotcha Gotcha

Copyright © October 2015 Gareth Jones and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this panto? Other funny pantomime script and children’s musicals that we stock:

Dr George’s Magnificent Zeppelin – musicals for children
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves – Traditional British Snow White Panto script
Sleeping Beauty – modern day Sleeping beauty Pantomime

The Blueberry Balladeer – plays for Youth Theatre

plays for youth theatre

short play for youth theatre

 

The Blueberry Balladeer visits the farmers in Washington
County every year, and she sings a lullaby to put all the
berry blights and pests to sleep until it’s harvest time. But
one year, an ancient pestilence known as the Willisoggle
gives the Balladeer a cold, so she can’t sing. The farmers,
the families and an assortment of characters — from a beauty
queen to a beekeeper to a pair of Bavarian gnomes — have to
band together to figure out how to defeat the Willisoggle
before it eats the entire blueberry harvest!

More about playwright Andrew M. Frohdahl.

Author: Andrew M. Frodahl

Genre: Plays for youth theatre

Type: Two act play

Cast: The cast size is 19 characters. 10M, 6F and 3M or F
*Cast doubling can be done to bring it to 4F and 5M.
*Titus the Honeybee is a sound cue.
*Cast size can be increased with having the bees be actors
rather than sound cues.
*Loafer the Dog can be a stuffed animal attached to Vernon’s
walker or an added actor.

Ages of the actors:  Anything from young teens to an adult cast

Suitable for: All ages, youth theatre, community theatre, school plays

Length: 1.5 –  2 hours

Set: Various – Office of the Berry Pickers Guild, The Giles Farm, The Blueberry Factory, The Barrens, The Berry Bluffs.  Set can be simplified to various offices and outdoor scenes. 

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – managing large cast, scene changes

Read a Sample of the Script




Cost is $6 for this previously produced digital script

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about The Blueberry Balladeer

Copyright © August 2015 Andrew M. Frohdahl and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other plays for youth theatre:

Aladdin – comedy script
Alice in Football Land – comedy version of Alice in Wonderland
The Robber Baron and the Baker Thief – teen adventure play

 

Alice in Football Land – plays for children

ALICE IN FOOTBALL LAND – PLAYS FOR CHILDREN

 children's plays

This fast paced retelling of the classic Alice in Wonderland is updated to modern times and set in a football stadium, where the Riverdale Rabbits are facing their rivals, the Duncan Dormice.

Alice, cheerleader for the Riverdale Rabbits, falls from the top of the pyramid and finds herself lost in the stadium desperately seeking Tod (the star quarterback) her ‘true love’. Along the way she encounters a strange group of characters; a coach who can’t control his players, a band leader whose band plays animals as musical instrument, the water boy who only serves water at his tea party, the referees who can’t decide what penalty to call, and the Cheshire Brand Hot Dog vendor who gives her cryptic and confusing clues. As Alice finds what she searches for, she realizes that she was chasing after the wrong things the whole time.

Alice in Football was performed at the Parkside Playhouse, Vicksburg, MS, June 24-26, 2010. Read more about playwright Richard Van Den Akker. Other children’s plays by Richard.

Author: Richard Van Den Akker

Genre: Plays for children, fairytale

Type: Three act play

Number of actors: Nineteen plus, Cast 19-29. 1M, 2F, the rest either M or F. Actors may play up to four different roles.

Ages of the actors: Older children and younger teens

Suitable for: Kids and younger teens

Set: The football field and sidelines

Level of Difficulty:  7/10 crowd control.

Read a Sample of the Script




Cost is $6 for this previously staged play

Contact Off The Wall Plays with any queries about Alice in Football Land

Copyright June 2014 Richard  Van Den Akker and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Have a look at some other large cast children’s plays:

Adventures of Moe Joe and Snowy in Lochloosa – an alligator adventure
The poetry machine – play for children
The Wandering bard’s Tale – a fairytale in one act