EASY TheatreEASY Theatre offers plays for adults, children, families, and schools. 

We include a free Q&A with the actors and the playwright after the show when arranged in advance.

The Red Princess Goes West Full of physical comedy and word play, this play by john daniels, jr. about the Mild Wild West will entertain, providing laughter for children and the whole family.  It is inspired by an O Henry story.  Starring Engela Edwards, john daniels, jr. and Danielle Huber.
65 minutes.

 
The Red Princess Goes West by john daniels, jr. is EASY Theatre's 2004-2005  touring show for families & children.
a wonderful new comedy 
by john daniels, jr.
This show is perfect for all ages, but especially well suited to younger audiences.
johnjohn daniels, jr.

Actor, writer, director, john daniels, jr. is a seasoned actor of over 104 productions, with over 1600 live performances including the title role in Hamlet, Mercucio in Romeo and Juliet, and Eddie in The Rocky Horror Show. 

As of February 2010, 41 of his original plays and musicals have been produced. 

john has directed 61 productions.  He has directed for 13 companies, 4 organizations, and 4 schools.  He is the Artist and Playwright in Residence for EASY Theatre.  He holds a BA in theatre from Texas A&M, Kingsville. 

EngelaEngela Edwards

Engela is the Artistic Director of EASY Theatre.  She is an actor, director, choreographer, producer, writer, and acting teacher. Engela holds a BFA in theatre from The University of Texas at Arlington. Here resume can be found here.

Danielle HuberDanielle as the Red Princess

Danielle is completely at home on the stage.  She is only 9 years old and already a veteran of 16 plays and musicals. 

Also available is an Acting and Performance Workshop

Bring this show to your school or theater!


Performance pictures: page 1, page 2
The Red Princess Goes West
Chosen as a BEST BET by the Austin American Statesman.


I saw it and  recommend it.  The acting is great and the show is funny.  Jann


I have to say that I took four very tired children to the Red Princess last week-end.  We had been out and busy the whole day and were near crashing when we went to the show.  For the next hour I had the pleasure of listening to them all belly laugh and ooh and ahh.  It was really a  great play and a whole lot of fun for all of us.  We left happy and energized and not one of the kids complained during or after the performance.  They had a great time.   We have spent the last couple of days repeating jokes we heard during the performance and my oldest (11) saying bits of the play and trying to prompt my youngest (4) to continue on cue.  Also, Rachel performed, in the most endearing way, and "pleeaaasse" will at our house from now on, be said "her" way!!! (Go check out  the show and you'll know what I mean!)

Wendy R.


Five thumbs up for Easy Theatre's The Red Princess Goes West!

The princess uses her knowledge and resourcefulness to overcome her mild-mannered kidnappers. Action, intrigue, fun, song, dance, and even romance!
Entertainment for the whole family!

---The Orf clan



Great Play

Kudos to the Easy Theater Company!!!! My family really enjoyed The Red Princess Goes West this past Friday evening. We highly recommend it!!!!!!

Thanks Engela, Rachel, and John for an entertaining evening!

Lori B.



We had a great time.  Jennifer T.

Your entire audience enjoyed the show!  Dave V.
The Red Princess Goes West
The Red Princess Goes West by john daniels, jr. is EASY Theatre's 2004-2005  touring show for families & children.
Your Venue: 1st Performance Additional Performances Travel Expenses
Schools, homeschools, & daycares
$600*
$100 (same day-same location)
$1 per mile (one way) 
if more than 
50 miles from Austin
Individuals, nonprofits, other groups, tours, fund raisers, and parties
$1000
$500 (same run)
Included inside Texas.
Those who are also booking a
performance of
Pruning the Family Tree on same dates.
$500
$300 (same run)
Included
150 seat Venue in Austin or Bastrop:
(wheel chair accessable and central location)
1st Performance
Additional Performances
Number of 
Seats in theater.
Schools, homeschools, & daycares
$500
$200
150 seats per show
Individuals, nonprofits, other groups, tours, fund raisers, and parties
$1000
$500 (same run)
150 seats per show
Those who are also booking a
performance of
Pruning the Family Tree on same dates.
$500
$300 (same run)
150 seats per show
Free Q&A with the actors after the show when scheduled in advance.
* Funds:  We have some funds available to help you bring these artists into your community. 
  Be sure to request a grant form if needed.
The Red Princess Goes West
Free Q&A offered with playwright director, and actor john daniels, jr. and actor, director, choreographer Engela Edwards available, when booked in advance.


Class offered:  In addition to the play they offer a fast-paced high-energy Acting and Performance Workshop.  This workshop includes theatre games, which illuminate energy, ensemble, focus, creativity, and trust through stage movement, audience awareness, and improvisation.  This very theatrical workshop has practical applications.  The ideas explored relate to self-awareness, setting and achieving goals, teamwork, and creating in a positive environment.  Each session adapts to the participants. At times there is history, theory, song, dance, and drama but always all-out performance in this workshop where everyone gets their moment. Come dressed to roll on the floor, laugh, play, and have fun.
Other classes offered: 
    • Creative Dramatics
    • Improvisation
    • Theatre Games
    • Stage Makeup
    • Voice for the Stage
    • Stage Movement
    • Auditioning
    • Family Workshops


  • Funds:  We have some funds available to help you bring these artists to your community.  Be sure to ask for a grant form if you need it.
    More info about classes for kids and adults.
    The Red Princess Goes West
    Plays Available
    Recommended for Ages
    Length and Description
    The Red Princess Goes West
    by
    john daniels, jr.
    Adults 
    and children ages 5 and up.
    One hour of physical comedy and word play, which is sure to entertain. Starring Engela Edwards and john daniels, jr. 

    Based on a story by O. Henry.

    Rated G

    Pruning the Family Tree
    by 
    Daniel Gordon
    Adults and college students.  90 minutes plus intermission

    For communities, colleges, corporate retreats, and conventions book this the full-length, hilarious, comedy.

    Two-act crazy comedy with a twist.  In this quirky, clever, and humorous story, three generations of southern women gather for the weekend.

    Pruning the Family Tree treads the boards between dark comedy and bright wit.  It is sometimes poignant, sometimes silly, often surprising, and not to be missed. 

    These amusing characters are expertly and honestly portrayed by four wonderfully-talented, quick-witted, and sharp-tongued actors. 

    Starring
    Engela Edwards, Lisa Holcomb, Rachel Edwards, and Alicia Gust.
    If the stage is high enough or there is an orchastra pit, Toto (dog) may also be in the show.

    Rated PG-13 some adult language.

    Also availabe is a PG rate version with cussing cut to fit your patrons.

    Also available a 1-hour cutting.

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