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Young audiences. 10-15 minutes. 6 either (with the potential to use puppets instead of live actors). Suitable for elementary school and older.
Adapted for the stage from the book by Don Freeman.
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Manuelo the praying mantis desperately wants to make an instrument. After many failed attempts and ridicule from insects and other animals, he befriends a spider who helps him make a cello and beautiful music.
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