This is a delightful class assembly, lasting 15 minutes with one song to perform at the end. Some starving soldiers enter a village where nobody is willing to share any food etc . With guile and creativity, the soldiers teach the villagers how to share and how to overcome their selfishness!
This gorgeous short play is suitable for ages 6-11. The script is held together by narration, making it accessible to a wide range of young actors, including chidren with special needs or EAL.
CAST: 3 Narrators, 4 soldiers, 2 peasants- female and male, 2 children, 2 women, barber, tailor, cobbler, mayor, other villagers, singers, drummer (optional)
Props needed: drum, big pot hung over a “fire”, some stones, big spoon, salt, pepper, carrots, cabbage, onions, beef, turnips, parsley, celery, barley, milk, other vegetables, shaving mug, “razor”, and shaving soap, towel, stool, bowls, spoons, bread, wine, goblets