Doug Goheen

Doug Goheen has taught high school English and theater for some 30 years in Topeka, KS, where he was born and reared. He and his wife, Diane, have two sons, both in college. Doug directs an advanced acting ensemble of high school students for which he has written several works for touring to elementary schools. "Timeless Tales" was written in the summer of 1999 and toured the following fall.
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  Timeless Tales

Theatre Youth by Doug Goheen

55 pages

Flexible cast of 14 or more

Timeless Tales: A Hans Christian Andersen Quartet weaves together four of Hans Christian Andersen's best-known stories in an exciting and flexible format. Narrated by Andersen himself, the play introduces us to the master storyteller from Denmark, providing background information on his childhood and the circumstances leading to the publication of his plays. After the "Prologue," the actual dramatization of the tales begins. They include: "The Princess and the Pea," "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "The Ugly Duckling." This last...