This humorous play takes a look at the weird and wonderful world of the Ancient Olympics.
There were some unusual rules about who could attend and enter competitions, and cheese was viewed as a performance enhancing substance!
The winner of the first ever Olympic Games -which only featured one event- was a cook.
Watch out for an appearance by the daddy of the Greek gods, Zeus, in this play.
Adapted from the play 'Intergalactic Guide to the Summer Olympics and Rio 2016'.
ANCIENT OLYMPIC COMMENTATOR
Total number of characters without doubling is 17 (3 female, 2 male). With doubling of roles the total number of roles could be reduced to 15. Alternatively, the cast could be enlarged with the addition of an extra NARRATOR.
Topics: Greeks, ancient Greek history
Greek mythology, Theseus and the Minotaur
Age: 9-11 (Primary Resource, KS 2, Years 5-6)
Cast: 17-25 (min 10 male, min 7 female)
Duration: 25 minutes
Author: Robert Reed
The story of Theseus and the Minotaur is one of the greatest tales of heroism from Ancient Greece. This drama script offers an amusing adventure version of the classic story and is especially suitable as a class assembly. Also the play script is an ideal teaching resource for any class studying ancient Greece or Greek myths and legends.
The play script contains staging notes, recommendations for set arrangement and suggestions for costumes and props.
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Ligh-hearted play script adaptation of Greek myth Theseus and the Minotaur for Grades 4-5 to perform in school assemblies.
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