Type: One Act
Themes: Emotional Distress, Abuse, Fairy Tale
Duration: 35 minutes
Speaking Cast: 3 females, 3 males, 1 either (7 total cast)
Flexibility: gender flexible
SYNOPSIS: Inspired by fairy tales, After Happily weaves together the stories of seven characters as they passionately pursue what they believe will bring them perfect happiness. A sleeping beauty can be the tragic end to an idyllic relationship between a young couple in love. A prince can be charming and also a stalker. Through her emotional baggage and jaded life experience, a woman can keep herself from being open to the love of a man who is the perfect prince for her. A young woman clings to the fairy tales of her childhood, unable to find happiness in her life as an adult. A guy creates a fairy tale of lies to his girlfriend to keep his Star Wars collection and other distractions a secret. A dancer whose career is ended in a horrific way finds solace in Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of cursed red shoes. Once upon a time...
Bonny Eagle High School Drama Club
McDaniel College Theatre
Iowa City High School
Iowa City, IA
Richmond High School
Van Horn High School
Central High School
De Witt, IA
Meridian High School
Pleasant Grove High School
Pleasant Grove, AL
original cast member, Bishop Shepard
original cast members, Tony Potts and Isaac Gamus
original cast member, Meggy Lykins
original cast members
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