The Princess's New Clothes Word Document you can edit stage play script for 7-11+ young actors

The Princess's New Clothes is a twist on the tale of the Emperor's New Clothes. 

“What happens when a princess wants to wear too many clothes?”


(Written with 11 speaking roles -1 female and 10 of any gender, but parts can be combined for a cast of 7 or divided up into more than 11 parts using the suggestions below)

PENELOPE: A princess who loves nature and animals

MAGICO: An evil wizard who hates nature and animals

ANIMALS: COW, UNICORN, WOLF, BUTTERFLY, SQUIRREL (NOTE: some ANIMAL parts can be combined as well as divided to share the lines with more animals; the animals can be changed to different species too)

ROYAL: Works for Penelope’s sister

SEAMSTRESS, DESIGNER, TAILOR: Dress makers (NOTE: These parts can be combined into fewer parts or divided into more parts)


With the purchase of this Word document, Freedrama allows you to edit and change the script in any way (add characters, change lines, etc.) as long as you agree to the following terms: 

You will include the author, D. M. Larson, and the publisher,, in all mentions of the script and will not give credit to another author for the play. 

You will not repost your new version of the script online. If you post any part of the script online, you will be charged $40 per month for the time the script is on the internet.

You may perform the play unlimited times within one month, but you will purchase a performance royalty if you perform the play beyond the first 30 days: 

If you have any questions about these rules, please contact [email protected] 

Thank you!

Art by Shiela Larson