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The Emperors New Clothes

By Kim Williamson  - Adapted from the original story by Hans Christian Andersen.

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 "Great fun! Our young actors loved it... and the audience did too! Perfect for 9 - 12 year olds to act".

Length: 12 Minutes
Cast: 12 roles all interchangeable between male and female actors.
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Audience: Children / Family

About the Play: "The Emperor's New Clothes" is a short tale by Hans Christian Andersen about two weavers who promise an Emperor a new suit of clothes that are invisible to those unfit for their positions. When the Emperor parades before his subjects in his new clothes, a child cries out, "But he isn't wearing anything at all!" The tale has been translated into over a hundred languages. Perfect for young actors to perform.

About the Writer: Kim Williamson is a professional playwright and director for the stage. Her plays for young actors have proven to be very popular and have been sold throughout the USA, Canada, UK and Australia.



1. Soldier 1

2. Soldier 2

3. Emperor

4. Tailor

5. Stage Manager

6. Cheat 1

7. Cheat 2

8. Minister

9. Treasurer

10.  Father (or Mother)

11. Child 

12. Servant