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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.

Characters:

 

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