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The Emperor's New Clothes
Large Cast School Play for Kids to Perform

"You'll Laugh Your Socks Off!"

School Plays for Kids to Perform - The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

Cast: 37 (2M, 4F, others M/F), kids
Time: about 45 minutes
Multiple casting for largest roles
Script shows line counts, transitions
CD: sound FX, background music
Audience: primary-elementary, families

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

Affordable School Play Package

 

School Plays for Kids to Perform - The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

Cast: 37 (2M, 4F, others M/F), kids
Time: about 45 minutes
Multiple casting for largest roles
Script shows line counts, transitions
CD: sound FX, background music
Audience: primary-elementary, families

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

Affordable School Play Package

Hilarious Comedy Script!  Just for Kids!
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Emperor's Nightmare & Court! Ensworth School, Nashville TN

Teachers, ArtReach's School Play, The Emperor's New Clothes, is just what you are looking for. Lots of fun and laughs for a large cast of kids!  Easy to stage, simple, kid-friendly dialogue make this a sure bet for your next School Play!

Perfect for a Large Cast of Students!
School Play for Children to Perform - The Emperor's New Clothes
The Emperor's New Clothes Cast, Island School, Kauai, Hawaii

"We just had our performance of Emperor's New Clothes this past weekend.  It was a riot!  And the children had a blast doing it!
Tricia Oliver, ACT 2 Instructor, Auburn Area Community Theatre

The Emperor's New Clothes is one of ArtReach's bestselling, favorite children's plays. This School Play is packed with action, laughs, magic tricks!

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"You'll Laugh Your Socks Off!"
Comedy Script for Large Cast of Kids! The Emperor's New Clothes! Fun, Easy Script for Children to Perform! - The Emperor's New Clothes!
Arizona Central.com, Starlight Community Theatre, Anthem AZ

 Lots of laughs are in store when Peter, the mischievous tailor, comes up with a sure-fire get rich quick scheme to embarrass the vain Emperor and make off with a basket of jewels and gold.

 "I worked with 11 3rd, 4th,and 5th graders. With 8 (1 and a half hour) weekly rehearsals we pulled it together. The parents were very pleased with The Emperor's New Clothes and I was too. I will certainly be back to get our next script. Thank you!!!!!"
Tricia Oliver, ACT 2 Instructor, Auburn Area Community Theatre

Peter Uses His Wit to Make Magic Clothes!
Children's Plays - The Emperor's New Clothes ArtReach's Emperor's at the Verge
The Verge Theatre, Bozeman MT

Peter convinces the court he can make magic clothes.  Only those who are very smart can see the clothes, he tells them.  Everyone pretends they can see the clothes until...  Someone in the audience shouts out the truth!

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Big Laughs for Small Kids!
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Sixth Grade Class Play, Indian Mountain School, Lakeville CT

Just for Kids: Speeches and vocabulary are appropriate for child performers ages 6 - 12.  Simple dialogue, easy for kids to memorize!

A Flexible Cast of 37 or more students: (Doubling and extras possible.) Every role has a name and spoken lines (or significant action).

About 40-45 minutes long: This children's play is long enough to be a substantial project and short enough to accommodate your teaching schedule.

Peter (Or if you cast a girl, Petra) can be played by up to 6 children (boys or girls) to ensure that not one child is the "star". There can also be multiple Emperors and Empresses.

Easy costumes and scenery: Many suggestions on how to create or find what you need to make a great looking play production without breaking your budget!

Lots of Audience Participation!
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Audience Participates in the Emperor's Parade! Ensworth, Nashville

"Some of our most disabled students are having the most fun! We are only in early stages of rehearsal but it brings tears to my eyes to see the joy the kids are experiencing with this play."
Andrea Salapka, The Swift School, Roswell, GA

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Great Script for Middle School Kids
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Granite City High School, Granite City, IL - Fremont Civic Theatre, Canan City, CO

Fun comedy makes this script a great choice for Middle Schools and Junior High, Teenagers!  Great for family entertainment!

"We toured Emperor's New Clothes to 6 schools, community centers and libraries in the tri-state area of KY-OH-WV and performed for 1,210 audience members!"
Sarah Diamond Burroway, ACT

"Wonderful! We Laughed So Hard!"

Granite City High School, Granite City, IL

"Emperor's New Clothes was a perfect fit for our workshop goals. A true educational experience and community effort, the production offered many opportunities for the kids to learn and grow."
Sharon Rasmussen, Grand Rapids Community Players

"Your plays are fantastic! Good writing is not always easy to find for the elementary/jr.high crowd - so I really appreciate your work."
Jenna Yuenger, Villa Madonna Academy, Villa Hills KY

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The Emperor's New Clothes has two versions:

School Play Version (this page)
Flexible Cast of 37 (2M, 4F, 31M/F) for grades K-6

Touring Version
Cast of 3 (2M, 1F) for adult actors

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