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The Boxcar Children

Adapted by Jon Jory from the book by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Length: 55-65 minutes
Cast Size: 12-20 actors (suggested casting: 11F, 9M)
Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Adaptation, Historical, Adventure
Synopsis:
Performed with a bare stage and suggested props, we are led by an ever-observant Stage Manager as our meta-theatrical guide in Jon Jory's touching and magical adaptation of The Boxcar Children, the beloved children's book created by teacher Gertrude Chandler Warner. This classic story of four precocious orphans finding their way in a small New England town is sure to tug on every audience member's...Read More

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Product specification details
Genre Drama
Sub-genre Adaptation, Historical, Adventure
Length Type Full-Length
Theme Faithful Adaptation, Coming-of-Age, Family
Author Display Adapted by Jon Jory from the book by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Cast Size 12-20 actors (suggested casting: 11F, 9M)
Approx. Running Time 55-65 minutes

* Minimum Royalty: $75.00 / performance

Script PDF: $10.00

Acting Edition Book: $10.99

Stage Manager Edition: $24.99

* Listed royalties are minimum rates for non-professional and school productions. Actual rates will be calculated during checkout. Professional rates are determined after an application is submitted.

Performed with a bare stage and suggested props, we are led by an ever-observant Stage Manager as our meta-theatrical guide in Jon Jory's touching and magical adaptation of The Boxcar Children, the beloved children's book created by teacher Gertrude Chandler Warner. This classic story of four precocious orphans finding their way in a small New England town is sure to tug on every audience member's heartstrings. Perfect for schools and TYA community theaters.