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Workpack
Written by: Celia Zubiri
Music: Marcelo Andino
Workpack: Sergio Morale
Directed by: Josse Muñoz
OBRA REGISTRADA

Musical Comedy. Aged 9 +

CHARACTERS
MR. GHOST
MRS. GOSSIP
EDNA PENNILESS
JASPER PENNILESS
MR. SENIOR LAW
MR. JUNIOR YEAR
CARMENCITA
PERKINS

SYNOPSIS
(Storytelling or Reading activity before coming to the theatre)

The story begins in Central Park,New York. Mrs. Gossip, a cheerful beggar,
complains about her next-bench neighbours, Mr. and Mrs. Penniless, who
quarrel all the time as Mr. Jasper Penniless is never willing to work hard. He
feels always dissatisfied and keeps on begging. One day, two gentlemen from
Lawyers Company come to the city, Mr. Senior Law, old and very British, and
Mr. Junior Year, young, stiff and shy. They areeager to find Mr. Penniless to
inform him that he has inherited his great-uncle´s castle in Chester, England as
well as money to keep it. The following day Jasper and his wife, Edna, get on a
ship and travel to England However, the castle turns out to be a very special one
with a ghost included. As Mr Ghost feels the master
of the house he tries to frighten his new heirs away by provokingsituations that
may cause fear or laughter.
Will Edna and Jasper go on living in the castle? Will they sell it?
Join this hilarious and peculiar story into the world
of suspense, humour and revenge.

MORAL
Money is never so simple to make, you should work hard
and never depend on others

VOCABULARY

(It’s essential to teach or revise these words before coming to the theatre)Adjectives
haunted - deaf – poor – rich - fool – hungry – unrefined – mad – polite

Nouns
castle - bench – ghost – beggar – gossip – neighbours– lawyers – law
ancestor – heir – butler – maid – servants – relative – blood – stain
will (as a testament) – hell – screen – hunter – armour – skull

Verbs and Expressions
beg – gossip – inherit – haunt – owe – sell – greet – scream – hunt – grab – dragdon’t care a damn – to pull someone’s leg – to send someone to jail
to be brought up – to give orders – family affairs – to give someone a fright
to laugh at someone

ACTIVITIES
This time the workpack is divided into different levels, taking into account learners’ age
and level of language acquired. Activities are designed based on the
COUNCIL OF EUROPE COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK.LEVEL 1
BEFORE GOING TO THE THEATRE

My name is ..........................................................................................................................................................................
My teacher is....................................................................................................................................................................
My school is .....................................................................................................................................................................
PLAY:

Haunted

ACTIVITY 1
BRAINSTORMING!!!
• In groups, write down some ideas that come to your mind related to Ghost Stories.

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My name is..........................................................................................................................................................................
My teacher is ....................................................................................................................................................................
My school is.....................................................................................................................................................................
PLAY:

Haunted

ACTIVITY 2
GET FAMILIAR WITH THESE WORDS BEFORE WATCHING THE PLAY!!!
• Write the correct spelling below each picture. Use your dictionary if necessary:

C_____

G____

B____
B_____

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