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Reluctant Dragon' is charming, hilarious fun for schools & kids!  Lively comedy & adventure with tons of audience participation!

 New dragon play for children to perform!

 ArtReach Children's Theatre Plays Easy, simplified script makes it fun for kids to learn their lines!  Exciting characters and witty dialogue bring out the best in a large cast of young performers!

 The Reluctant Dragon

 ArtReach Plays for Kids! If you wish to train your dragon to fight you must follow the Guru's three easy steps:

1. Hold Your Dragon

2. Protect Your Dragon

3. Love your Dragon

  New Play for Schools and Kids!

Primary School Plays! "The richly expressive prose of Kenneth Grahame continues to delight."

Language Arts Review

The Reluctant Dragon is story of St. George

 Dragon Play for Schools The Reluctant Dragon School Play Package gives you the freedom to adapt the script to your needs.  Add songs, lines, characters if you like. 

 Fun, lively script for kids!

 Dragon Play for Schools "The telling is delightfully tongue-in-
cheek. His star attraction is an imaginative animal and he makes this reluctant dragon live."  School Library Journal, starred review of The Reluctant Dragon

 Dragon Script for Students

Children's Scripts and Plays The School Play Package gives you the right to make a video/DVD of your special show!

 The Guru on the Mountain in ArtReach's The Reluctant Dragon.

ArtReach Scripts and Plays for KidsOne of the world's most charming children's stories ever written!  Kenneth Grahame's delightful book, is a joyful tale of a boy and his dragon.

 The Grody Gobsters in The Reluctant Dragon.

 ArtReach Plays for Kids! This timeless and wonderful dragon story comes alive again for today's children!



New School Play for Large Cast! The Reluctant Dragon Play for Children to Perform!

Kenneth Grahame's Classic is an Adventure Script for Kids to Perform!
FULL DOWNLOAD - Entire School Play Package with Soundtrack Files

Play for children! Kids Love ArtReach's Classic Dragon Play! Play for children!
King Fancy Pants - The Reluctant Dragon Widget trains his dragon - The Reluctant Dragon!
Monkton Central School, Vermont
Hear ye!  Hear ye!  The inspiration for blockbuster movies, books and TV shows comes to your stage!  Teachers, Kenneth Grahame's beloved dragon classic is now ArtReach's newest exciting play for kids to perform!

"Opening night was a big success for our lovable dragon!"
The Rose Children's Theatre, Eugene OR  

Play for children! Train Your Dragon in Three Easy Steps! Children's Plays!The Reluctant Dragon Play for Kids! Fun Comedy for Kids and Teenagers to Perform!Rose Children's Theatre, Eugene OR - Lonely Mortimer & Shepherds

This innovative new script is lively, fun and fast-paced; full of comedy and audience participation!  Widget and his pal Hairytoes discover a dragon lurking a cave. Their secret is exposed by neighborhood bullies, the Grody Gobsters.  Suddenly the entire town is whipped into a fury and the cry goes up:
"The Dragon Must be Slayed!"

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School Plays! The King Orders the Dragon to be Slayed! Plays for Schools and Students!  Train you Dragon Play for Kids! Hairy Toes from ArtReach's Dragon Play
Rose Children's Theatre, Eugene OR - Monkton Central School, VT

King Fancy Pants summons the Great Saint George to do the deed!  The only problem is, Mortimer the dragon is friendly.  Our heroes love him and are desperate to save his life.  So they travel to the Master Guru on the Mountain, who teaches them
how to train their dragon for battle!

The Reluctant Dragon script Funny Characters for All Your Kids! The Reluctant Dragon script
Storyteller from The Reluctant Dragon Gurus tell Widget how to train his dragon.
Storyteller, Gurus - Monkton Central School, Vermont

"Our after-school students love your plays!  Thank you for all you do!”
Courtney Susman of Greenbrier Valley Theatre (WV)

School Plays! Lively Action!  Fast-paced Comic Fun! School Plays!Excting Action Play for Kids! Hilarious comedy for schools to perform!
Dragon Battle - King Fancy Pants & Villagers - Rose Children's Theatre

Old Folks of the Valley tell the story and keep the action flowing to the big moment!  Lovable Mortimer learns to put on a good show for the Villagers.  His battle with Saint George is tremendous excitement for performers and audience who join in the fun.  It's a hilarious story that will have you cheering for the dragon and his pals!

Children's Plays The Dragon Leads the Children in Triumph! Children's Plays for Teachers and Schools
Train your dragon in three easy steps! The Reluctant Dragon - Play for kids to perform! Children's Play - The Reluctant Dragon!
Bremerton Community Theatre Jr., WA

"I love working with the kids. To see them light up when they get on stage is the best feeling in the world."
Ariel Long, 15, Dragon for Rose Children's Theatre.

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The Reluctant Dragon script If you love dragon movies and books, you'll love ArtReach's version of The Reluctant Dragon!
 Widget and Hairy Toes come to love their dragon. Hairy Toes whispers to Mortimer.
Hairy Toes & Widget Tame Their Dragon - Monkton Central School, VT

The story of a dragon who is reluctant to fight has inspired many recent books, movies and animations.  In this version Kenneth Grahame's boy hero is young underdog Widget.  He and his sidekick Hairytoes overcome their the doubters and bullies and triumph as heroes!  Mortimer is lovable and very funny as he learns to become a real dragon.  Gentle as the original story, yet fast-paced and exciting, ArtReach's dragon play is perfect for young performers.

Just for Kids: Speeches and vocabulary are appropriate for child performers ages 6 - 14.  Glossary included in Teachers Guide.

A Flexible Cast of 43 Students: Easily adapted for a smaller or larger cast. Add as many roles as you like!  Casting suggestions in the script.

No One Child is a Star!  The large parts of Widget, sidekick Hairytoes and Mortimer the Dragon are divided so that as many as 6 kids may play these coveted roles.

Great Parts for Boys and Girls: Every single role can be played by a boy or girl with easy name changes.

About 45-55 minutes long: Long enough to be a substantial project and short enough to accommodate your teaching schedule.  This is also an ideal length for a young audience.

Easy Costumes and Scenery: Many suggestions on how to create or find what you need to make a great looking production without breaking your budget!  Teachers Guide includes instructions on how to make armor and dragon costumes.

A Musical Soundtrack: The Reluctant Dragon has a beautiful soundtrack with special music for each main character's entrance. Exciting music enhances the great battle. Most excerpts feature the stirring music of Beethoven.

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 School Plays! TEACHERS! School Plays!
Looking for large cast plays & musicals for your students to perform?
We have scripts written just for you! Click on any title below...

A Christmas Carol * A Christmas Cinderella * A Christmas Peter Pan
A Christmas Wizard of Oz * A Snow White Christmas * A Thousand Cranes * Aladdin
Alice in Christmas Land * Alice In Wonderland * Beauty and the Beast * Cinderella
 Emperor's New Clothes * Jack and the Beanstalk * Jungle Book * Kid Frankenstein
Legend of Mulan * Legend of Sleepy Hollow * Little Mermaid * Peter Pan * Pinocchio
Princess and the Pea * Reluctant Dragon * Sleeping Beauty * Snow White
Treasure Island * Twas the Night Before Christmas * Velveteen Rabbit
We Are The Dream * Wizard of Oz * El Mago de Oz (Spanish Wizard of Oz)
Children's Christmas Plays & Children's Christmas Musicals

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