Edward the Owl and the Calico Cat


Emily Cicchini

Published by Dramatic Publishing

Large Mixed Cast
Comedy with folk songs, based on the life and work of Edward Lear ...

Edward is a bossy little boy who likes to make up funny words

He lives on a cliff above the ocean with his cat named Grace, whom he pushes around once too often. When she takes off for points unknown with a seafaring owl named Tex, Edward follows to win her back

When Grace and Tex are captured by the Turkey Who Lives on the Hill, the Dragonfly, Grasshopper, Butter-fly, Beetle and Bee get a message to Edward

But will Edward save Grace and discover a hard truth about love?

Written in simple poetry, limericks and rhymes, this fast-paced children's play contains adaptation of folk songs from America, Britain, Ireland and Wales

Simple set, runs about 50 minutes

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