Who Will Bell the Cat?
Boiko, Claire (American playwright, ____-____), “Who Will Bell the Cat?”
a __-minute children’s dramatized fable in English, set in _____, _____,
© 1972 by Claire Boiko;
• in Claire Boiko’s Plays and Programs for Boys and Girls: A Collection of Thirty Royalty-Free, One-Act Plays for Young Players (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Plays, Inc., 1972), ISBN 0823801349, among other topics includes plays on
ecology and various holidays as well as those that dramatize science fiction, fairy tales, and American India legends;
“Based on Aesop’s fable of how mice decide to bell cat so he can’t sneak up on them."—Play Index 1968-1972: An Index to 3,848 Plays, edited by Estelle A. Fidell (New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1973), p. 28.
Aesop, animal, anthropomorphization, anthropopathy, (probably legendary Greek fabulist), bell, cat, children’s theatre, fable, mice, predation.
Other Plays by Claire Boiko