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“Pigz N the Hood”

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Tucker, Dave (American playwright, actor, director, 1961-____), “Pigz N the Hood,”

a bare-stage 15-minute comedy in English, set once upon a time

4m or 4f

; • © 2004 by Dave Tucker; • in Dave Tucker’s Pigz N the Hood (Kent, Washington, U.S.A.: The Author, 2004); • script/rights available from Dave Tucker, P.O. Box 4032, Kent, Washington 98089, U.S.A., e-mail dave@davetucker.org, telephone (home) 206-878-2756, http://www.geocities.com/writedavetucker/. • Cited by Dave Tucker via ftp February 19, 2004; Tucker says,

§ Dramatis Personae Narrator/The Big Bad Wolf (m or f), _____; Ham (m or f), the surfer pig; Spam (m or f), the accountant pig; Cutlet (m or f), the engineer pig.

§ Synopsis “The ambitious story of three littel porkers returning home to settle only to find they can't get affordable housing—the usual hassles with the Big Bad Wolf (disguised as a girl scout selling cookies).

§ Comment “A re-telling of "The Three Little Pigs," in hip-hop rhyme. Simple staging, with minimal props. Best performed in a black box or empty stage. Percussion accompaniment is highly recommended. ‘Big Bad Wolf’ has a couple of easy costume changes for his multiple personae (wolf, real estate agent, banker, hardware clerk, girl scout). Because of the rhyme and rythm required, percussion accompaniment is recommended. Choreography should also be included to maintain visual interest. It is recommended that the director have some experience with music and dance.

§ Themes fariy tale, hip hop, Three Little Pigs.



See also Dave Tucker’s

  • "Figment," a 22-minute suspense drama in English in five scenes, set at an unnamed college campus, Monday-Thursday, January, 2002, 1m3f or 4f
  • "Ghost Writer," a 10-minute comedy-drama in English in five scenes, set in a room in a bed and breakfast, late one night, 2004, 2m
  • "Pirates and Astronauts," a 10-minute comedy (play within a play) in English, set on an empty stage, 2002, 3m1f

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