bestselling script 'The Emperor's New Clothes' combines hilarious
fun with audience participation! A sure-fire hit!
New Clothes has proven to be much fun, full of juggling, magic, a
great comical fight and chase. The elementary schools have responded
well to the play, huge laughs and enthusiastic response to all
Ballmer, Stebens Children's Theatre, IA
New Clothes was successful for us and we are looking forward to
producing another of your plays next year."
of Santa Barbara
New Clothes has enough wit to entertain adults and enough slapstick
to keep the kids squealing."
Florissant Civic Center
Theatre, St. Louis
"Emperor's New Clothes is the sort of hip, jazzy, irreverent
show that could get students hooked on theater forever."
Theatre Company, Las Vegas
"I want to thank you for agreeing to let us produce your
wonderful script, Emperor's New Clothes. We did 42 shows and we were
Nichols, Columbus Junior Theatre. OH
Emperor's New Clothes
Script for Touring
for Theatres and Mainstage! For Young Audiences!
Rollicking Comedy! Lively Action for Kids!
Professional Mainstage Production
Clothes was really spectacular!"
Kinstle, Artistic Director, Pumpkin Theatre, Baltimore
One of ArtReach's
all-time bestselling plays, The
Emperor's New Clothes is packed with
action, laughs, magic tricks! Lots of
fun is in store when Peter, the mischievous tailor,
comes up with his sure-fire get rich quick scheme--to
embarrass the vain Emperor and make off with a
basket of gold!
"Wonderful! We Laughed So Hard!"
Theatre, Baltimore, MD
"It's a Wonderful Play!"
The Verge Theatre, Bozeman MT
can't tell you enough how successful Emperor's
New Clothes was! It's a
wonderful play and the reception was
really strong. I couldn't have
been happier. It was TERRIFIC!"
David Kilpatrick, Education
Outreach, Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
A Terrific Box Office Hit!
ArtReach Touring Theatre, Cincinnati
Emperor's New Clothes was a huge success
all loved the script!"
Deanna Duplechain, Artistic
Director, Nevada Theatre Company
Lively Comedy! Magic Tricks, Juggling!
Children's Theatre, IA - Loves Street Theatre,
uses all his wit and magic to convince
the court he can make
magic clothes! Only those who
are very smart can see the clothes, he
So everyone pretends
they can see the clothes until...
Someone in the audience
shouts out the truth!
children were enthralled with the Emperor's New Clothes. The
audience participation was wonderful!"
School, Cincinnati, OH
Second Youth Theatre, Austin -
Pumpkin Theatre, Baltimore
Play for Elementary, Primary Schools and Middle Schools.
Flexible Cast of 37: 2 Male, 4
Female, All others M/F
Version (This Page):
for Adult Actors, Theatres, Touring to Schools.
Cast of 3 (2 male, 1 female or 1
male, 2 females)
Elementary Schools, Middle
Schools, Parents, Teachers, Families, Community
2m, 2f, larger cast possible
About 45 minutes
Original music, cues, sound effects
& Performance License Required (Details)