Their Flight to Freedom
The legend of Daedalus and Icarus is an early Greek legend that illustrates the nature of Greek culture touching on recurrent themes such as heroes on legendary quests, conquests and wars. We meet King Minos, his Queen Pasiphae, his daughter Ariadne and learn what led to Icarus flying too close to the sun.
What you get?
When you buy you get
With stage suggestions
Full libretto score
| MP3 tracks
| MP3 tracks
backing so your children learn the tunes
Make the props, scenery and costumes from recycled materials
Complete 50 minute show supplied ready to perform by 15 to 100 children Script (including stage directions) with Historical Fact Sheets and Art pack, MP3 files with Performance and Backing tracks, 12 month Performance and Video License – Photocopying License
Total Characters: 8 main parts, 4 small parts, 2 Puppeteers, Guards, Athenians, Sicilians, Cretans, Skeletons & Clouds (numbers are flexible).
Daedalus – Blacksmith and inventor. Father of Icarus.
Icarus – Son of Daedalus .
Talos – Daedalus’ apprentice.
Areiopagus – King of Athens.
Minos – King of Crete.
Pasiphae – Wife of Minos.
Ariadne – Minos’ daughter.
Apollo – One of the Greek Gods.
Cocalus – King of Camicus in Sicily.
Courtier – Minos’ advisor.
Athenian 1 – A merchant of Athens.
Athenian 2 – A priest of Athens.
Athenian 3 – An old peddler woman.
Guard 1 – Areiopagus’ bodyguard.
Guard 2 – Minos’ bodyguard.
Guard 3 – Cocalus’ bodyguard.
Sicilian 1- A merchant of Camicus.
Sicilian 2 – A priest of Camicus.
Sicilian 3 – An old peddler woman.
2 Puppeteers – Daedalus & Icarus.
Clouds – Clouds in the flying scene.
Skeleton Dancers – Dancers for labyrinth scene.
(Assorted crowd members: merchants, slaves, priests, townspeople and bodyguards)