The Ballad of King Windowglass

The Ballad of King Windowglass

by: Jack Kurtz

by: Jack Kurtz

The Ballad of King Windowglass

The Ballad of King Windowglass

by: Jack Kurtz

by: Jack Kurtz

Overview

The carol "Good King Wenceslas" is the basis for this lively forty-five minute farce. The Good King Wenceslas (a name everyone seems to have trouble pronouncing) sets out to give his gift to a peasant he has seen, but encounters unanticipated difficulties from some of his subjects who question the "political correctness" of his gift. Much fun is derived from the "thither and yon" of Olde English.

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Details

  • Genre: Farce, Fantasy, Christmas/Holiday, Fables/Folktales, Chancel Drama / Pageant, Parody / Spoof, Faith-based
  • Time Period: 18th Century
  • Cast Attributes: Non-Traditional casting, Cross gender casting, Expandable casting, Flexible casting, Roles for Children, Room for Extras, Parts for Senior Actors
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Jack Kurtz

Jack Kurtz has been a Presbyterian pastor for 37 years, PC(USA), in Missouri and Northern Virginia. Educational degrees include: Doctor of Ministry, San Francisco Theological Seminary; and Master of Divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary. Mr. Kurtz has created a theatre company, Fools for Christ Par ...

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