Cabbagetown Crisis

Written by:

Beth McMaster

Cast Size:
32

Roles For:

  • Men: 16
  • Women: 16

Genre:

Comedy
Musical/Opera
Sci-Fi
TYA

Themes:

Business
Children
Environment

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

1993

Synopsis:

“A land developer, with the help of cloned litter bugs, tries to convince the City Fathers to turn the only park land into an office building. The neighbourhood children save the day.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Rodney Zeroin – A TV reporter

Iza Digger – a land developer

Sheezma Sweetie and Joe – Iza Digger’s sidekicks

Mayor Hennessey

The Commissioner of Parks

Tee Ef – a creature from outer space

City Council members – up to five

Greenspeck Group – David (the leader), Janet, Ann, Kevin, any number of others

Litterbugs – clones of Joe (any number)

Litterbugs – clones of Sheezma (any number)

Littervacs of Lashin (any number)

First Produced:

1993, Peterborough Theatre Guild

Resources:

Cabbagetown Crisis is available through the CPO Website.

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