eek, shock and horror! Warning - dramatic rats at large!
See, as Daddy Rat, Mummy Rat and Sonny Rat have their very agreeable lives upset by Rebel Rat, Mauler the Cat and the sinister new Science Teacher.
Set in a rat's cage in a school science laboratory "Rats!" is a satirical look at humans as revealed through the antics of a family of rats. Issues include racism, chauvinism, bullying, anti-vivisection and fear of freedom.
A funny, energetic and thought provoking play.
TYPE: One act play
CAST SIZE: 4 actors (mixed gender)
PERFORMER'S AGE: Suitable for performance by children / students aged 9 and upwards.
Also suitable for performance by adults for childrenTARGET AUDIENCE: 5 - 12 year olds
PRODUCTION SUITABILITY: Suitable for both theatre and school productions.
RUNNING TIME: approx. 45 - 50 mins
Contains scenes suitable for audition, competition and presentaion purposes.
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Sample dialogue from RATS! Scene 1
from "RATS!" Scene 4
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