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Little Women (Clapham) - Full Length Play, Comedy

Little Women (Clapham)

Peter Clapham, Louisa May Alcott

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Full Length Play, Comedy

5m, 7f

ISBN: 9780573112324

The story of Little Women, Louisa M. Alcott's famous novel, is so well known and so well loved that it is hardly surprising that many attempts have been made to portray its characters upon the stage. None has yet been so successful, however, as this brilliant dramatization by Peter Cla…

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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The story of Little Women, Louisa M. Alcott's famous novel, is so well known and so well loved that it is hardly surprising that many attempts have been made to portray its characters upon the stage. None has yet been so successful, however, as this brilliant dramatization by Peter Clapham. The structure of the play faithfully covers that of the novel, interweaving the lives of the March girls, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, and Laurie, the boy next door, as they grow up happily together - yet the action is contained neatly in one set. All the overtones of gaiety and the undertones of sadness are here, bringing the story completely to life in a way which is both accurate and dramatically satisfying.
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Louisa May  Alcott

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on November 29, 1832. She and her three sisters, Anna, Elizabeth, and May, were educated by their father, philosopher/ teacher Bronson Alcott, and raised on the practical Christianity of their mother, Abigail May. Louisa spent her childhood in Boston and in Concord, Massachusetts, where her days were enlightened by visits to Ralph Waldo ... view full profile

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Bridget ONeill 3/25/2015 5:43 PM
Colloquialisms and costuming help create a charming journey to the Civil War era Alcott's March family. One permanent living room set helps focus attention on different scenes that ultimately are addressed or expressed solely there.

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