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After Ever After – a fairytale musical for schools

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After Ever After is a full length fairytale musical play that would be suitable for middle school or older primary school pupils. It has a large cast based on popular characters from literature. In  ‘After Ever After,’ the ‘baddies’ have been send to Dungeon,’ the rehabilitation centre for ‘the baddies, ‘ and the ‘goodies’ are living out their happy lives in Camelot. Unfortunately things are not going as smoothly as they could hope –  the baddies are plotting their revenge and escape from rehab, aided by the evil Claude Frollo, who runs the rehabilitation centre. They plan to attack the ‘goodies’ and take over Camelot. Who will win this final battle between good and evil?

“Carnivals of the Heart,” a young amateur theatre group based in Somerset-West,  performed AEA in December 2011. The play contains songs from popular music and popular animated movies.The musical rights for these songs would have to be purchased from the relevant local musical licensing authority or the songs substituted.  The authors will allow workshopping of the play with their permission, but the title is not to be changed.


Monkayo College of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Compostela Valley, Philippines – 2017
Alternative School in Keaau, Hawaii – 2018
Kambala, Sydney, Australia – 2022

Read more about Pilar Pringiers-Spinnox and C.J. Opperman

Authors: Pilar Pringiers-Spinnox and C.J. Opperman

Genre:  Fairytale Musical for schools in two acts

Type: Two act fairytale musical for schools

Length:  1-1.5 hours

Suitable for: All ages

Number of actors: 40, Forty

Ages of actors:  10 and up

Set: On one side of the stage is ‘the Dungeon’ and on the other side is ‘The village,’ and in between is the forest. Pinocchio’s bedroom is set up at the side. A table with 2 chairs is set up at the other side with the Dete and Huntsman, writing the story.


Level of Difficulty:  7/10 crowd control and placing the characters on the stage

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Copyright May 2013 Pilar Pringiers-Spinnox,  C.J. Opperman and Off The Wall
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Sleeping Beauty the Pantomime

Sleeping Beauty the pantomine – A Tongue in Cheek Modern Day Pantomime

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It’s a modern day Sleeping Beauty, complete with an IT nerd, a heroine who is a member of Greenpeace and a deliciously wicked Augusta Stern, fired from Castletech, who plans to poison the lovely Aurora on her sixteenth birthday. There is, of course, a Dame, who writes the gossip, a tongue in cheek script and well known fun songs from all eras,  for all to enjoy. A typical traditional pantomime format and lots of fun for the whole family. Enjoy Sleeping Beauty the pantomime.

Performance History:

The Franklin Players, Roosevelt Park – 2011
Ladysmith High School, South Africa – 2016
Westville Senior primary School, Durban, South Africa – 2018
Berrigan Amateur Dramatic Society, NSW, Australia – 2019


Author: Claire Linda Demmer, Dylan Moss, Chris Esterhuyse

Characters: 2M (as female), 1F (as male), 3M, 5F, 1N

Level of Difficulty: Script 6/10, Chosen Songs 8/10

Length: 1.5 hours

Suitable for: All Ages

Ages of Actors: 16 to 60 years old

Genre: Pantomime – musical, comedy

Please note: The songs written in the script are adapted from popular music of the last 70 years. Royalties payed for this play do not include the songs – they are merely suggestions and other songs may be substituted.

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Copyright July 2011 Off the Wall Play Publishers