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Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy
Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy
Adapted by Sandra Fenichel Asher from the writings of Louisa May Alcott.

Cast: 7m., 12w. (doubles to 6m., 10w., and non-speaking extras if desired.) Louisa May Alcott published Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, the first volume of her now-classic book, in 1868. That story's instant success prompted the second volume, Little Women: Good Wives. This spritely adaptation, commissioned by DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre of York, Pa., is based on that first volume, along with "The Battle of Beaumanoir," a later Alcott story containing obvious echoes of Jo's penchant for swashbuckling tales and her touching friendship with their neighbor, Laurie. Special attention is given to the imaginative play of the young characters: storytelling, playacting, letter writing, newspaper publishing and other creative endeavors still available to young people today. "…a charming and intelligent adaptation… breathes new life into Louisa May Alcott's beloved story…remarkably faithful to the text." (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) Area staging. Approximate Running Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  LA9
Cast Size:  19
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  74
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  110 min.
Categories
Target Audience: Middle School | High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Literary Classic
ISBN (10): 1583420584
Publication Date: 05/25/2001
Biographies
Sandra Fenichel Asher's plays have been produced nationally and abroad. Across the Plains, commissioned by The Coterie, Kansas City, Mo., was selected for the Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices Symposium. In the Garden of the Selfish Giant won the Indiana Repertory Theatre/Bonderman National Playwriting Symposium Award, the New England Theatre Conference Aurand Harris Playwriting Award and the American Alliance for ...More
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* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.


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