Royal Tea

Synopsis: The ladies of Fairy Tale Land have gathered for tea and a special announcement: Fairy God-Mother is retiring. Whatever will they do without her magic as they await “happily ever after”? A play about female empowerment.

Genre: One-act comedy with music

Theme:  The heads of young women can hold more than a tiara.

Production History:  Royal Tea premiered during Harrisburg’s Artsfest in 1998 as a reading. When Mt. Gretna Theatre in Mt. Gretna chose to include Royal Tea in a summer play series for young audiences in 2010, Cindy asked composer Chris Purcell to create three songs. Since Blue Moon Publishing published the play, three high schools—one in Minnesota, one in Georgia and one in Wisconsin—have staged Royal Tea in 2019, 2020, and 2023, respectively.

Royal Tea Music Sample