Featuring many amusing scenes
and Irish expressions.
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Saint Patrick & the Shamrock.
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Author: Robert Reed
Age group: 9-11 years
(4th - 5th Grade / Year 5 - 6)
Run time: 20 minutes
Genre: contemporary comedy
Topics: Saint Patrick's Day, Ireland
The play is a humorous celebration of the story of St. Patrick. It includes the events in St. Patrick’s life mixed with a dash of blarney and stirred with a lucky four-leafed clover.
This play about Saint Patrick features many amusing scenes, Irish expressions and suggestions for music.
When the young Saint Patrick is taken by pirates to Ireland as a slave he is befriended by a leprechaun and clurichaun. St. Patrick shows them how to be kinder fairy-folk to humans, partly thanks to some Irish-dancing sheep.
St. Patrick leaves Ireland and then returns later as a missionary. His two friends act as his companions as he journeys around Ireland banishing snakes, preaching, planting ash trees, meeting with legendary Celtic warriors and less-than-friendly druids.
Duration: 20 minutes
Age group: 6-8 years
1st - 2nd Grade
Year 2 - Year 3
Price: £5.90 or US $11.90
Saint Patrick is one of the most famous saints in the world and this assembly is designed to entertain and educate audiences and performers alike about his life. The play is highly amusing and yet respectful to the subject matter. The play contains some fun Irish expressions, dancing sheep and some rather inept pirates.
Irish myths and legends
Boudicca, Cú Chulainn
Looking like a leprechaun:
St Patrick's Day originally celebrated the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. Nowadays, it's celebrated equally as a festival of Irish heritage and culture. In addition to parades, people celebrate by dressing up like leprechauns. Read more about St Patrick's Day (17th March) - bite-sized information and fun facts for KS1 and KS2 teachers.
*Included: Performance rights for 3 performances in 4 years! rights to copy for cast! rights for one video/audio of the performance, suggestions for staging, props & costumes, music ideas. More information about the terms.
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