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AFTER THE HAPPILY-EVER-AFTER - NOTES - by Tanis Harms

(Ideal for dinner theater.  Actors can be the waiters,
and create bios to stay in character the entire time.
EXAMPLE PROGRAM: main course, ACT 1, dessert, ACT 2)

PREMISE:
Except in heaven, “happily-ever-after” does not exist.
Life after their ordeals, three famous princesses neglect
and refuse to forgive their nemeses.  Bitterness slowly
creeps into their hearts and lives, and they discover
that they are becoming the very things that they hate.
Meanwhile, the villains of the area have all been
attending a support group to give up their “bad ways”.
The entire land is in dire need of a kindness revival!
STYLE: comedy (option: musical)
SCRIPTURE: Ephesians 4:31-32
TOPIC: - FORGIVENESS
.      - get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger
.      - brawling and slander, every form of malice
.      - be kind and compassionate to one another
BACK TO
SCRIPT


CAST:    Snow White      (vain, jealous, sly)
.        Prince 1        (cavalier, oblivious workaholic)
.        King            (kind, lonely)
.        [Ex-]Queen      (regal but humbled)
.        Sleeping Beauty (depressed, grumpy, critical)
.        Prince 2        (positive, but frustrated)
.        Starlight       (vengeful fairy)
.        Cinderella      (rude, bossy, snippy gossip)
.        Prince 3        (disenchanted, beaten down)
.        Fairy Godmother (older, out of shape & practice)
.                         costume could have tiny wings
.        Stepmother      (hard shell starting to chip)
.        Step Sister 1   (sour)
.        Step Sister 2   (insecure)
.        WENDY           (lead villain, learned lesson
.                         & now assists in interventions)
.        GLENDA          (happy villain in denial)
.        HUNTER          (big woodsman)
.        BELLE           (princess very in love)
.        PRINCE 4        (very in love)
.                                                       2
EXTRAS:                  (some can take 2 or more parts)
.        EXTRA VILLAINS  (at least 3)
.        POLICE
.        THUMBELINA
.        JACK 1, 2, 3
.        JILL
.        MISS MUFFET
.        LITTLE RED
.        LITTLE BOY BLUE
.        PETER PAN
.        PIED PIPER

Set:     3 screens on wheels, easy enough to turn.
.        Each has one side exactly the same thing:
.        with a castle window and wall.
.        So when all turned at the same time,
.        this is a common ground.
.        Other sides are for:
.    #1: Cinderella’s garden
.        (2 chairs set on either side)
.    #2: Sleeping Beauty’s living room
.        (sofa-bench, 2 chairs, small tea table)
.    #3: Snow White’s bedroom
.        (chair, end table)

Props:   hand “mirror” with an inset light, serving set,
.        scroll, flyers, fruit basket, apples, plum pie,
.        candlestick, bag, powder compact, tray, drinks,
.        2 teapots, sofa pillows, police tape, stretcher,
.        an injured Humpty-Dumpty


NOTES ON MUSIC:
-
sheet music on PDF file comes with the director's package
- If you choose, I give you permission to
re-write or
.
re-arrange the music.
- Or if you wish, you can do this as a drama only,
. maybe using the music for scene changes when necessary.
. I have noted where actors need to SAY the lyrics
. (if they are not being sung)
.