"The Mi$er!" by Moliere
PNT Artistic Director Lance Davis's 70 minute adaptation of Moliere's classic farce, as performed by the acclaimed, professional Parson's Nose Theater for adult and school audiences. Miserly old Harpagon is willing to sacrifice the happiness of his own children as well as that of innocent, young Mariane, to fill his treasure box. Highlighting Moliere's "commedia dell arte" roots - fast paced, physical comedy, improvisation, audience interaction. Perfect for stage, classroom, or living room reading. Ages 12+. 60 minutes. $12.95
"But he's too old to fall in love! He's had his turn! It's my turn!"
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"Plenty of laugh-generating images and dialog to tickle the youngest and oldest funny bones, expertly mixed in with a generous sprinkling of the kind of humor that qualifies as an "airplane joke" to the grade-school set (flies right over their heads). - NoHo Magazine
"Our American Cousin!" by Tom Taylor
Tom Taylor's woefully neglected comic melodrama. Yes, the hit play President Lincoln was watching on that fateful night. A classic "fish out of water melodrama", adapted by PNT Artistic Director to 80 fun-filled minutes. Kentucky rube Asa Trenchard invades England to claim the oh-so-proper Victorian Ravensdale estate. "Boo!" "Hiss!" "Yay!" As performed by the professional, award-winning Parson's Nose Theater Company. Listen to our "Parson's Nose Radio Theater" podcast!
"You sockdollagizin' old mantrap!"
Perfect for stage, classroom, or living room reading. Ages 12+ $12.95
Teachers: In full page format for easy copying. In lieu of royalties, donations are welcome at www.parsonsnose.org
80 minutes. $12.95
90 minutes. Under $10
"A Christmas Carol" for Readers' Theater
Dickens' best story, with emphasis on his glorious language. Two narrators lead the cast through a script-in-hand, "90 minute" "Readers' Theater" performance. All the characters, Dickens' delicious details brought to life. As performed by the professional, award-winning Parson's Nose Theater Company. Listen to our "Parson's Nose Radio Theater" podcast !
Perfect for stage, classroom, or living room! ( Play all the parts yourself! )
"Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand, Scrooge. A squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner!"
"A Delight for Students, Families, Audiences Young and Old!" - LA Times
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The Servant of Two Masters
Carlo Goldoni's hilarious farce.
Goldoni's 18th Century masterpiece of "commedia dell arte" inspired theater. Servant Truffaldino, trying desperately to make his living, decides to serve two masters at the same time and becomes hopelessly ensnared in frustrated lovers, disguises and intrigue. Great opportunities for slapstick, improvisation and audience interaction. As performed by the award-winning Parson's Nose Theater company for adult and student audiences. 12+. 60 minutes.
60 minutes. Under $10
"Servant of Two masters adapted by Lance Davis is truly funny and completely relatable to acting students. These scripts are the dream of any theatre educator. He is a master!” - Paul Perri / Professor of Acting, American Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Los Angeles
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