Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 108 pages of information about Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People.

PAGEANTS OF PATRIOTISM

The outdoor arrangement can be produced by a whole school or group of schools, by groups of social settlements, communities, and cities, in parks, armories, woodland spaces or meadows on such occasions as the Fourth of July, Decoration Day, Bunker Hill Day, Labor Day, during Old Home Week, or for any special city or town celebration.  The indoor arrangement of the same pageant is also suitable for whole schools, or groups of schools, groups of settlements, communities, villages, cities:  in armories, school halls, assembly rooms, or small theaters on Columbus Day, Lincoln’s Birthday, Washington’s Birthday, or some day of special celebration.

PAGEANT OF PATRIOTS (Outdoor)
  Prologue by the Spirit of Patriotism
  Princess Pocahontas
  Pilgrim Interlude
  Ferry Farm Episode
  George Washington’s Fortune
  Daniel Boone:  Patriot
  Benjamin Franklin Episode
  Abraham Lincoln Episode
  Liberty Dance
  Pageant Directions

PAGEANT OF PATRIOTS (Indoor)
  Prologue by the Spirit of Patriotism
  Dramatic Silhouette:  Lords of the Forest
  The Coming of the White Man:  Tableau
  Princess Pocahontas
  Priscilla Mullins Spinning:  Tableau
  Benjamin Franklin:  Journeyman
  George Washington’s Fortune
  The Boston Tea Party
  Dramatic Silhouette:  The Spirit of ’76
  Abraham Lincoln:  Rail-Splitter
  Directions for Indoor Arrangement

THE HAWTHORNE PAGEANT

Can be produced in park or woodland in its outdoor arrangement.  Is suitable for co-educational schools, girls’ schools, girls’ Summer camps.  Is appropriate for Hawthorne’s Birthday (July 4), Arbor Day, May Day, or any day during Spring and Summer.  In its indoor form it can be given in school halls or in a small theater.  In this form it is appropriate for co-educational schools, girls’ schools, settlements.  It can be given any time during the Autumn, Winter, or Spring.

HAWTHORNE PAGEANT (For Outdoor or Indoor Production)
  Chorus of Spirits of the Old Manse
  Prologue by the Muse of Hawthorne
  In Witchcraft Days (First Episode)
  Dance Interlude
  Merrymount (Second Episode)
  Pageant Directions

LIST OF SEPARATE ONE-ACT PLAYS

ABRAHAM LINCOLN:  RAIL-SPLITTER (Indoor) Can be produced in school, home, or small theater.  Is suitable for schools, settlements, clubs, patriotic societies, and debating societies.  Can be appropriately produced any time between September and March.  Is especially appropriate for Lincoln’s Birthday.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN:  JOURNEYMAN (Indoor) Can be produced in a school, home, or small theater.  Is suitable for schools, clubs, settlements, patriotic societies and clubs.  Can appropriately be produced any time between September and June.  Is particularly suited to Franklin’s Birthday.

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