This is a short fairy tale style play script for young performers. It's a gentle comedy about racism, war, bullying, and living in harmony with others. When the Peas and Tomatoes are accidentally planted in the same vegetable patch, they fight for space. But when the nasty bullying Runner Beans arrive, the Peas and Tomatoes work together against a common enemy.
Cast size: 16-22
Running time: approx. 30 minutes
Most suitable for Grades 1 - 5
Narrators speak in rhyming verse, so great for literacy. Offers opportunities for young students to perform in non-speaking roles.