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A Christmas Carol – Keyano Theatre Company
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The Girl in the Hood – by Ken Mastel

Rita, the girl in the red hood, must deliver a basket to her Michael Jackson-loving Granny in the woods. On the way, she meets Jack Lumber who accidentally knocks her senseless with an axe. From there, her journey has her meet B.B. Wolf who thinks he’s a comedian, three Policeman Pigs, an evicted Golenlocks, Slow Wit, a Queen, the girl with the hair, Stupid- the leader of the dwarves, and and a not so smart but charming Prince. They all end up at Granny’s house to marry Red. But whom should she choose?


Genre: Comedy – Young Adults

Acts: One

Characters: 25 characters

Setting: Enchanted forest, Granny’s cottage

Production/development history: Junior High shows in 2008 and 2016

Royalties / 780-352-4988

Photo by Jodi Eaton

Playwright Bio:

Ken has written over a dozen produced shows and appeared in over 50 commercials both speaking and SOC. Provincial and National Ads: West Edmonton Mall, The Brick, McDonalds, Capital Ex, All-weather Windows, Com-Cheque, Power Reading, TurboGas, Alberta Treasury Branches. Many print ads. International Ads: for Bayer, Abflex, and Rockford (Pennsylvania) Health Authority.

Education: University of Calgary, BEd.
I have taught drama for 25 years and have directed dozens of plays including: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Wizard of Oz, and Beauty and the Beast.

Other Talents:
I have sung and played guitar professionally for 25 years, doing covers varied from Roy Orbison to ACDC. I also perform in a Hank Williams/Buddy Holly Tribute show.


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