This short (10 - 15 minutes) one act musical is perfect for young children in first through third grade. In this play set in the season of autumn, a lonely pumpkin finds friendship.
There is a teacher script and a student script. Both include the entire play with each character’s lines. The student script also includes colorful pictures to enhance the reading of the story.
The costuming can be as simple or as elaborate as you choose. There are simple costume ideas at the end of the play script.
Cast of Characters
Sun- Has no lines but walks across the stage to signify passing of time.
Moon - Same as the sun but walks a bit behind the sun
Percy Pumpkin – He is a large pumpkin whose seed was scattered in the wrong place so he is alone in his section of the pumpkin patch.
Patricia Pumpkin - The ring leader of the pumpkin patch.
Crow - A bird that helps the pumpkin to understand that being apart has made him so big.
Pumpkin Patch - This can be as many as you need. The patch speaks in unison.
Farmer - He comes through the patch two times to hoe the patch.