The message of this Musical is taken from the
John Maxwell quote: "You can pay now and play later OR play now and pay later. Either way you have to pay."
In the musical, the Grasshopper learns that if you
wait to pay until later, the payment can be excruciating!
The Ants and the Grasshopper
is a retelling in of the Aesop fable in Script and Songs by Betsy Lee Bailey. This 15-minute classroom
production is perfect for K-3rd graders.
(Flexible Cast of 8+ with optional chorus)
It is easy to stage with simple scenery, costumes and props. The show offers practical and sound advice. Songs include “The Ants’ Working Song,”
“Summer Loafin’,” and “Pay Now and Play Later,” as well as two incidental dance numbers "Winter's on the Wind" and "Strumming' 'til Spring.".
The 18-page Script Packet contains the Script as well as reproducible pages of a Song Sheet, large print character’s lines (for beginner readers), and a
coloring page invitation.
The 17-page Score Packet contains the Piano accompaniments and Vocal parts as well as reproducible Lead Sheets in large print.
The Script packet, Piano/Vocal Score packet and Accompaniment Tracks are available separately for Digital Download at SMP.
Or: After proof of purchase, get access to The Ants and the Grasshopper - Show Tracks Album -
limited use digital link through Google Drive.
Make your request through Contact Info.