Goodness Gracious by Henry W. Kimmel

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About The Play

Comedy. 30-35 minutes. 3+ females, 3+ males (6-18 performers possible).  Suitable for high school and older performers, elementary and older audiences.  

Developed and produced by the Performance Ensemble at The Woodward Academy in College Park, Georgia.

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When 12-year-old Gracious tries to overcome her loneliness by telling the story of Little Red Riding Hood to a captive group of stuffed animals, she is challenged to control the forces she created in a fast-paced fractured fairy tale about social acceptance featuring Little Red from the Hood, the Misunderstood Wolf and a Starbucks-loving Grandmother.

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Did You Know?

Evan Baughfman’s passion for playwriting began in college when he wrote, acted in, and directed murder mystery dinner theatre plays for charity fundraisers.