THE BIG SNORE
by Jack Neary
Looney TV news anchor Rick Flick reports on the mysterious coma that has overcome all the residents of the King’s Court. The coma is the work of the evil Pixie Patrick of Paxton, who perpetrated the curse because lovely Princess Briar Rose failed to invite him to the gala palace ball. Once the curse is set loose, the race is on to find the one true Prince who can awaken the Sleeping Princess–and her entire court–with a magical kiss. Of course, Patrick will have none of it–unless he himself can be the Kissing Prince and marry the lovely Briar Rose himself! Lots of laughs and lots of action but, in the end, the sweet, romantic story of Sleeping Beauty is told with charm, humor and care.
- Cast Size: 10M 4W 3 Gender Neutral
- Running Time: 90+ minutes
- Royalty Rate: $75 per performance
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About the Playwright
JACK NEARY is the author of TRICK OR TREAT, recently produced off-Broadway at the 59E59th Street Theatres, starring Gordon Clapp. His previous collaboration with Mr. Clapp was AULD LANG SYNE, produced at the Peterborough Players and was the recipient of five New Hampshire Theater Awards, including Best Professional Production. TOT was subsequently produced by New Century Theatre and Gloucester Stage. His play MOONGLOW was introduced earlier this year at the Players’ Ring in Portsmouth, NH and the Firehouse Center for the Arts in Newburyport, MA, and his new play, THE STANDS, will receive its World Premiere at the Players’ Ring in May of 2023. Other recent works are THE PORCH and KONG’S NIGHT OUT, published by the Dramatic Publishing Company. He has directed at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre, the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Meadow Brook Theatre and many other professional theatres. As an actor, he has appeared on screen in THE TOWN and BLACK MASS. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Actors’ Equity and SAG/AFTRA. His web site is www.jacknearyonline.com.