The Old Witch

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THE OLD WITCH

CHARACTERS:

NARRATOR

LITTLE GIRL

PARENTS

WITCH

 

SCRIPT:

 

NARRATOR: There was once a little girl who was very willful and who never obeyed when her elders spoke to her.   One day she said to her parents.

 

LITTLE GIRL: I have heard so much of the old witch that I will go and see her. People say she is a wonderful old woman, and has many marvelous things in her house, and I am very curious to see them.

 

PARENTS: We won´t let you go!. The witch is a wicked old woman, who performs many godless deeds – and if you go near her, you are no longer a child of ours.

 

NARRATOR: The girl, however, would not turn back at her parents’ command, but went to the witch’s house. When she arrived there the old woman asked her:

 

WITCH: Why are you so pale?.

 

LITTLE GIRL: Ah, she replied, trembling all over, I have frightened myself so with what I have just seen.

 

WITCH: And what did you see?.

 

LITTLE GIRL: I saw a black man on your steps.

 

WITCH: That was a collier.

 

LITTLE GIRL: Then I saw a gray man.

 

WITCH: That was a sportsman.

 

LITTLE GIRL: After him I saw a blood-red man.

 

WITCH: That was a butcher.

 

LITTLE GIRL: But, oh, I was most terrified. When I peeped through your window, and saw not you, but a creature with a fiery head.

 

WITCH: Then you have seen the witch in her proper dress. For you I have long waited, and now you shall give me light.

 

NARRATOR: So saying the witch changed the little girl into a block of wood, and then threw it on the fire. When it was fully alight, she sat down on the hearth and warmed herself, saying:

 

WITCH: How good I feel! The fire has not burned like this for a long time!

 

THE END

 

Author:  Brothers Grimm

 

Adapted by:  K I D S I N C O

Moral Value:  Obedience.  Respect




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