Don Gruel Creative Portfolio

Don Gruel has created imaginative theatre for young audiences and families across the United States.  Below is a sampling of Don's roster of scripts and writing projects along with production photos from numerous shows.



1999

-OUR AMERICA  

-PETER PAN & WENDY (for California Theatre Center)

-THE SHOES THAT WERE DANCED TO PIECES (for California Theatre Center)


2000

-THE NOTORIOUS JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY

 -THE GIFT OF THE MAGI


2003

 -THE BALLAD OF DIXIE &  BILLY YANK

 -CITY MOUSE & COUNTRY MOUSE

 -CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL 

-THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS  


2004

-RUMPELSTILTSKIN 

-THE TRIALS OF JOAN OF ARC

 -MYSTERIOUS MONA LISA 

-THE WATERVILLE-VAUDEVILLE COMEDY 1/2 HOUR  

-SHE WAS A REDHEAD (For Orlando Theatre Project Summer Institute)


2005

-THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS 

-CASEY AT THE BAT 

-TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS 

-THE WATERVILLE-VAUDEVILLE COMEDY 1/2 HOUR  


2006

-ROCKIN' RED RIDING HOOD 

-THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR 

-THE BRAVE TIN SOLDIER


2007 

 -THE TORTOISE & THE HARE...THE MUSICAL 

-YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS 

-WATERPALOOZA (A BENEFIT CONCERT TO SAVE WATER)  


2008

-CHICKEN LITTLE (AN APPALACHIAN MUSICAL JAMBOREE)

 -A "COUNTRY" CHRISTMAS CAROL 


2009

-THE RELUCTANT DRAGON 


2010

-THE FAIRY TALES OF GRIMM 

-THE ADVENTURES OF ECO-MAN


2011

-SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE OPERA MYSTERY 

-A BEATRIX POTTER HOLIDAY  

-PUMPKIN FISHTORIAN (for SeaWorld Orlando Spooktacular)


2012

-THE PIED BAG-PIPER OF HAMELIN 

-FLORIDA TREASURES: A VIVA FL HISTORY EXPLORATION 

-HANS BRINKER & THE QUICK-SILVER ROCKET SKATES 

-W.A.V.E. STORYTELLER (For SeaWorld Orlando "Just For Kids" Festival)


 2013

-ALICE ROCKS WONDERLAND 

 

2014

-OUR AMERICA (Revised)

-CINDERELLA AT THE SOCK-HOP

-THE THREE LITTLE CIRCUS PIGS


2015

-THE ACADEMY OF THE SWORD (Middle Grade Novel Manuscript)


2016

-HANS BRINKER & THE QUICK-SILVER ROCKET SKATES (S.T.E.A.M Version)

-A WORLD OF WONDERFUL TALES ("CRUISE EDITION" SPECIAL ENGAGMENT)


2017

-FLIGHT!

-THE SNOW QUEEN


2018-2019

-THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH


2019

-THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SNOW BUSINESS

-BAT-BOY...HOW I BECAME VAMPIRE AND HIT A HOMERUN (Middle Grade Novel Manuscript)

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A.C.T. For Youth Video

ADDITIONAL VIDEO CLIPS

Clips from additional A.C.T. For Youth Shows can be found at the link below.


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Contact Info

Phone:

(863) 242-8656