AND PLAYS TO DOWNLOAD AND USE ---
FOR FREE ! ! ! ! !
IN S P IR
by the grand tradition of Nineteenth
Century Juvenile Drama, the
Toy Theatre Company (and its website, toy theatre.info)
had/has as its purpose to offer opportunities to develop the unique
toy theatre skills to today’s children (of any age) and to channel them
once again to the original intimate family (or small school) setting.
activity became so popular in the 1800s that publishers printed and
of theatre fronts, scenes and characters from the current plays. These could be purchased, coloured
and mounted and the plays performed to the delight of family and
friends. Many of these sheets are again
and for sale in the “Sources” section of this website
FREE DOWNLOADS !! Several
generous members of the Toy Theatre community have offered copies of
as well as plays and directions for production, to be downloaded...by
individuals, parents or teachers.
We are very grateful to the following contributors and will be
to include any offerings that are forthcoming in the future.:
Send to Gigi and Glen <email@example.com>.
downloads are listed here:
Dorothy Griffith have led in free downloads for years and we salute
generosity by putting them first on our list. Two complete
theatres and many
plays. Great site!
From Will Stackman -- The
National Museum of performance Arts
in the U.K. has a download of the
complete Pollock's "Cinderella"
and interesting plans for an all-paper Toy Theatre.
some toy theatre projects on my Tech
Making toy theatres - several theatres
Miniature Theatre - Terrific theatre plan and directions;
Wonderful play about
Thanksgiving. This is a special gift from one of our British
Includes complete instructions for
making a box-type theatre, paper puppets, planning the production and
making the presentation....excellent for teachers.
Workshop handout for making collapsible foamcore Victorian stage...good
size for classroom use.
Great Pop-up foamcore stage......sets
can be presented as pages in a
book with pop-up scenery. Also four complete plays
Last Updated 28 April 2006 by Gigi
and Glen Sandberg