HOOD AND THE BABES IN THE WOOD
BY COLIN WAKEFIELD. MUSIC AND LYRICS BY KATE EDGAR
and style, Colin Wakefield and Kate Edgar have beautifully entwined two
great stories to create one fantastic pantomime"
5/6M +2 Babes (girl and boy) +Chorus )
SHERIFF OF NOTTINGHAM
OF THE FOREST
RICHARD THE LIONHEART
Babe (about 10-12)
Babe (about 9-11)
of children and/or
young adults as VILLAGERS, SCHOOLCHILDREN, FOREST ANIMALS, GHOSTS, and
KING RICHARD'S ATTENDANTS.
pantomime was written for a cast of nine to eleven principals, two
(the Babes) and a small chorus, but will also suit a larger company.
of the principals doubled in the Opening Chorus (as oppressed citizens
of Nottingham). With a larger company, a separate chorus, of whatever
can be used for the Opening, as well as for fleshing out a number of
scenes (e.g. as extra outlaws in the Forest, as animals in the
as Sheriff's guards in the Castle,and in the Finale). If a smaller cast
is needed, the Fairy of the Forest can double with Will Scarlett, and
Richard with Little John.
FRONTCLOTHS (One would suffice) :
- THE FOREST
BABES' NURSERY (Schoolroom and Bedroom)
FOREST(including Robin Hood's Den and Transformation)
SHERIFF'S CASTLE (Main Hall and Torture Chamber)
designs and staging can be as lavish or as simple as resources allow.
Numbers. The original songs and music are scored for two keyboards and
percussion, but can be tailored to suit resources.
HOOD AND THE BABES
IN THE WOOD was first performed at Salisbury Playhouse on 9th December
script is packed
with action, knockabout comedy and one-liners so fast you need your
on. This is an astoundingly good show,"
show as their first visit to pantoland are lucky indeed."
and music for ROBIN HOOD AND THE BABES IN THE WOOD are published by
WEINBERGER PLAYS (020 7580 2827), who handle all contracts and from
inspection copies are available