The Haunted Castle

Written by:

Beth McMaster, Monica Palmer

Cast Size:
8

Roles For:

  • Men: 5
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Fantasy
Musical/Opera
TYA

Themes:

Royalty
Supernatural

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

1970

Synopsis:

“A friendly ghost helps Jamie and the princess reveal the villainy of a visiting prince.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

King Krispen: Kind, good hearted, but not very practical, an avid chess player.

Princess Laurinda: his pretty daughter.

Jamie: the king’s page, in love with the princess.

Gus: the ghost that haunts the castle.

Natter: the King’s interfering aunt who lives in the castle.

Chatter: Natter’s cousin who lives in another kingdom.

Prince Cadwallader: undesirable, unattractive, suitor to Laurinda.

First Produced:

1970, Peterborough Theatre Guild

Resources:

The Haunted Castle is available through the CPO Website.

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