The Absurdist Super Hero Fairy Tale by Deanna Alisa Ableser

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About The Play

Comedy.  30-45 minutes.  5-7 males, 4-6 females, 1 either.   (10-12 performers possible).  Suitable for middle school (and possibly upper elementary) and older.

First produced at Richard Henry Dana Middle School (Hawthorne, CA).

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Basiltown is in jeopardy, and its distracted and overly social Hero is off having iced Americanos with his fire-breathing pet dinosaur Fido.  With a socially inept Villain on the loose, an Understudy Narrator in charge, and a ditzy but dreamy Damsel in distress, can Basiltown's citizens pull together to save their beloved town while still pursuing their individualized hopes and dreams?

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