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Free Like Br\'er Rabbit
Free Like Br'er Rabbit
By Caleen Sinnette Jennings.

Cast: 4m., 2w. (the cast is multiracial.) When young Harris Chandler inherits his father's plantation, Remus, Toby, Sarah and Janie, all the friends of his childhood, suddenly become his property. Simon, the wicked overseer, is determined to keep the slaves in line and destroy their ties to Harris. When Harris meets his friends in the woods to act out his favorite Br'er Rabbit stories, things just aren't the way they used to be. When his best friend, Toby, decides to run away, Harris discovers that the Br'er Rabbit stories are more than just fun, they contain important codes and secrets that could save his best friend's life. First produced at the Imagination Stage in Maryland and later presented at the Kennedy Center as part of the New Visions 2000: One Theatre World Children's Theatre Celebration. One ext. set. Approximate Running Time: 60 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  F71
Cast Size:  6
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  55
Royalty:  $75.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  60 min.
Target Audience: Family (All Audiences)
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Senior Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy
ISBN (10): 1583420258
Publication Date: 09/08/2000
Caleen Sinnette Jennings is professor of theater at American University in Washington, D.C. She teaches acting, voice and speech, acting Shakespeare, playwriting and academic courses in theater. Jennings was a 2007 finalist for the O'Neill Playwright's Conference, and she is a two-time Helen Hayes nominee for Outstanding New Play. In 2002, she received the Heidman Award from Actor's Theatre of ...More
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