Cover photo by Pete Byron

Little Red Riding Hood

Billy Aronson

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Licensing Note

BPPI does not handle performance rights for this play. For performance rights, contact Playscripts, Inc.


The classic fairytale, thoroughly bastardized.

Production Info

Cast: 5 total (3 female, 2 male)
Short Comedy (about 20 minutes)
Minimal Set Requirements
Period Costumes

Press Quotes

“Aronson has demonstrated he has a keen sense of what makes a good one act. Madcap mayhem worthy of the Marx Brothers without censorship. Bravo.” —CurtainUp

“[This] adult re-telling of Little Red Riding Hood … has moments of real richness. Mr. Aronson clearly has a respect for words and uses them well, creating humor and depth …” —nytheatrereview

About the Author


  • Billy Aronson

    Billy Aronson’s one-act plays have been produced in 8 Ensemble Studio Theatre Marathons and published in 6 volumes of BEST AMERICAN SHORT PLAYS and Broadway Play Publishing’s FUNNY SHORTS. His full-length plays have premiered at Playwrights Horizons, the Woolly Mammoth, the SF Playhouse, and 1812 Productions. His writing for the musical theater includes the original concept and additional lyrics for the Broadway musical RENT, and the book for the Theatreworks musical CLICK CLACK MOO. With artist Jennifer Oxley he created PEG + CAT, an animated PBS show that won 3 Emmy Awards in its first season. With his wife Lisa Vogel he created Jake and Anna, their animated offspring.

About the Book

Book Information

Publisher BPPI
Publication Date 12/15/2014
Pages 296
ISBN 9780881456035