Teatro de Cuentos de Hadas - This collection of short plays leads the Spanish class down the familiar path of beloved fairy tales with sudden detours into comedy, zaniness and contemporary sensibilities. For students of all ages - intermediate to advanced levels of Spanish. There are six beloved fairy tales, altered and rejuvenated, in play/script format. Humorous original illustrations depict the contemporary slant of the story. The book includes program, production and staging suggestions for the teacher. There are also notes about the origins and history of each tale.
Finally, there is an activity section to develop language skills and confidence in speaking.
It includes: 'Un recuerdo de Ricitos de Oro' ('Goldilocks and the Three Bears') ... in which Goldilocks wishes to work in a beauty salon and Baby Bear is twenty-six years old!
'Rumpelstiltskin' ... in which the spunky miller's daughter infuriates the little man with her constant barrage of comments about his diminutive height.
"El mocito de galleta" ('The Gingerbread Boy')
... in which the hapless cookie laments having legs but no feet, and is pursued by Pinnochio, a good fairy, a witch and a football coach.
... in which the maiden in the tower is a typical, contemporary teenager and a dog saves the day.
... in which Cinderella's twin brother learns to dribble onions in the cellar as he yearns to become a professional basketball player.
"La princesa y el guisante, la albóndiga y el plátano" ('The Princess and the Pea')
... in which the frustrated king is besieged by eccentric princesses all vying for the hand of the prince.
- Six beloved fairy tales, altered and rejuvenated, in play/script format
- Humorous original illustrations that depict the contemporary slant of the story
- Program, production and staging suggestions for the teacher
- Notes about the origins and history of each tale
- The traditional tale told in Spanish prose
- Activity section to develop language skills and confidence in speaking
All scripts are fully reproducible!
Appropriate for students of all ages
Intermediate to advanced levels of Spanish