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Peterkins, The

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Peterkins, The
One-Acts 45

By: C. Edward Wheaton
Cast: 2 M, 3 F, 4 flexible (With doubling: 2 M, 3 F, 2 flexible)
Performance Time: Approximately 45 minutes, 41 pgs.

Peterkins, The

FARCE. The poor Peterkins! No one in the family has a lick of common sense. Seeking wisdom, the Peterkins set out to become world travelers. But when the family can’t agree on a destination, they pack for every eventuality and find that their trunk is so heavy they can’t carry it out of the living room! With their travel plans ruined, the family thinks it’s wise to become experts on the botany of butter by watching Mr. Myers’s cow. However, after a few hours of observation, all they learn is that when clover goes in one end of a cow and comes out the other end, it doesn’t smell as sweet. Audiences of all ages will love this delightfully madcap play! Adapted from the children’s novel The Peterkin Papers by Lucretia Peabody Hale.

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $7.95 each
Royalty: $60.00/performance
Prompt Book: $16.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $60.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $201.00  (12 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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C. Edward Wheaton
C. Edward Wheaton (1950-2019) studied drama at Stanislaus State College and had an extensive background in 19th-century and early 20th-century American drama and literature. He was from Stevinson, CA.