The Thief of Time

A play for all the family in three acts

Written by Janet Smith

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In 1752, to make the calendar right with the rest of the world, 11 days were lost overnight. The arrival of a storyteller in the village sets off a hornets nest of superstition about what will happen overnight, and the void they have to leap as they sleep in their beds.

Cast: 11 actors with 5F and 6M. Including small roles, 21 characters (2M, 1F and 7 Either)

Run-time : approx 86 minutes (depending on your production).

The script includes suggestions for songs with lyrics and dances but can be performed without music or dance.

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