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The Remake of Sleeping Beauty


By Sarah of Lexington, MA

CAST:
Narrator
King
Queen
Witch
Sleeping Beauty
Prince
PROPS/COSTUMES:
Pineapple;thrones;baby doll;Royal Breath Spray;table;fruit in a bowl;cut up pineapple on plate;Costumes: Royal-like clothing for King, Queen, Pricess and Prince. Dark witch hat, cape and face make-up for Witch.

SETTING: A castle.

Narrator:
Once upon a time, there was a King and Queen...

(King and Queen step out on stage.)

Narrator:
Who had a beautiful baby girl named Sleeping Beauty...

(Baby doll thrown to Queen on stage.)

King and Queen:
Aww...

(Witch steps out on stage.)

Witch:
Ha ha ha ha ha!

Queen:
(Surprised.)

Woah!

King:
What do you want?

Witch:
I'm not sure yet. I just felt like stirring up some trouble.

Queen:
What type of trouble, Witch?

(Queen and Witch get into a verbal fight.)

Witch:
(Pointing finger at her.)

Don't you dare call me a witch, you never know if I might want to do something bad!

Queen:
Really, like what?

Witch:
Well, I'm going to make sure that when your precious girl pricks her finger on a pineapple...

King:
A pineapple?

Witch:
Yes, a pineapple. She'll fall into a deep sleep...forever!

Queen and King:
Forever?

Witch:
Forever, aha, ha, ha, ha...

(Witch leaves the stage. King and Queen then exit and bring back a cut-up pineapple during Narrator's talk.)

Narrator:
Years later Sleeping Beauty had become a very beautiful princess, but she was always hungry for pineapple. It was the strangest thing. But the King and Queen were very smart, they would cut up the pineapple for Sleeping Beauty, leaving no prickly points for her to prick her finger on.

(King and Queen offer Sleeping Beauty a pineapple.)

Sleeping Beauty:
Thanks Mom. Thanks Dad!

Queen and King:
You're welcome!

(King and Queen exit.)

Narrator:
But one day, when the King and Queen were not in the castle, Sleeping Beauty got another craving, for a pineapple!

(Sleeping Beauty enters.)

Sleeping Beauty:
Oh, I am so hungry, when are Mother and Father going to be home? Oh well, l guess I'll just have to cut up this pineapple myself.

(Sleeping Beauty takes out pineapple, but just when she is about to cut it, she cry's "Ow!" and falls to the floor and starts to snore.)

Witch:
(Witch pops up into scene.)

Aha, ha, ha, ha!

(King and Queen enter.)

Queen and King:
Oh no!

Narrator:
All of a sudden, a handsome prince arrives on the scene.

(Prince enters)

Prince:
Okay, who needs a handsome prince?

Queen and King:
We do!

Queen:
Our daughter has fallen into a deep sleep, and we can't awaken her.

King:
Can you help us?

(King and Queen make sad faces at Prince.)

Prince:
Of course, I'm a specialist at saving princesses. Lay out the plan Narrator.

Narrator:
The plan is simple...just kiss her!

Prince:
Kiss-her? Eeeeeeewww.

Queen and King:
Please!

Prince:
But I don't want to. Yucko, blah!

Narrator:
If you don't, you're out of the story.

Prince:
Well, that's not good, okay...I'll do it. After all, I am blessed with "royal charm" and perfect teeth.

(Prince goes up to Sleeping Beauty and makes loud smacking noises when Narrator addresses the audience.)

Narrator:
I hope this works folks!

(In background, we hear Sleeping Beauty say:)

Sleeping Beauty:
Eeeeewwww, gross.

(Narrator steps away from audience while Sleeping Beauty wipes off her lip.)

Sleeping Beauty:
That was the worst kiss ever, blah! And P.U., what stinky, awful, terrible breath, yuck!

Prince:
Humph!!!! I've never been so royally insulted!

Sleeping Beauty:
Thanks for saving my life anyhow.

(Sleeping Beauty bats her eyes and makes a cute smile. Prince rolls his eyes.)

Queen:
Prince, how would you like to marry my daughter?

Sleeping Beauty:
MOM!! I like to know someone first before I consider marriage.

Prince:
Me too your Majesty!

Narrator:
In the meantime, may I suggest the handsome prince try some "Royal Breath Spray?"

Sleeping Beauty:
Here you go Prince.

(Prince uses breath spray with a twinkle in his eyes.)

Prince:
Why thank you one and all. UMM! Wintergreen. Care to try it?

(Witch enters.)

Witch:
I'd love to! Ha ha ha.

(Witch exits.)

Narrator:
What a charming guy!

(They all try the breath spray.)

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