The First Flight with a Balloon




Summery of the content
The play is about the first manned flight with a balloon, realised by the brothers Montgolfier in France at the time of Louis XVI. Like today, national prestige played an important role. Similar to the first space flights in our days, before man dared to take the risk of a flight, the first passengers were animals.

Number of rolls and duration of a performance
The play assigns parts to 28 children. This number can be increased by adding additional citizen and/or soldier roles (non-speaking roles). The number can be reduced by combining small roles. The duration of a performance is about 35 minutes.

Script 11 pages, total 27 pages