“The zookeeper, his wife and all the animals are going to be homeless when Mayor Krupt and Parks Commissioner Gonda Seed close the zoo. Magic spots, magic songs and an enthusiastic audience save the day!” (From the CPO Website)
JANIE, a young child (she may become Calliope Cuckoo)
MOTHER (she may become Zoe)
ZEBEDIAH, the zookeeper
ZOE, the wife of the zookeeper
LUBARD LEOPARD, the leader
BENSON BEAR, a slow, warm character
CALLIOPE CUCKOO, a warrior
ZOING, a Dr. Seuss-like character (“oi” pronounced as in “coin”)
MAYOR HIRAM KRUPT, the villain who may be tall and thin or short and stout
COMMISSIONER GONDA SEED, the mayor’s female accomplice should contrast in height and weight to Mayor Krupt
1975, Peterborough Theatre Guild
Put On the Spot is available through the Canadian Play Outlet.
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