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Anne and Gilbert - Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy

Anne and Gilbert

Jeff Hochhauser, Bob Johnston, L.M. Montgomery, Nancy White

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Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy

8m, 6f

ISBN: 9780573696985

Music by Bob Johnston and Nancy White
Book by Jeff Hochhauser
Lyrics by Nancy White, Bob Johnston and Jeff Hochhauser
Based on the novels Anne of Avonlea and Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery

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Description

Full Length Musical

Dramatic Comedy

Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences, Biography, Period, Romantic Comedy

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - 19th Century

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Physical Comedy, Play w/ Music, Special Effects

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Senior, Children (Age 6 - 10), Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Outdoor, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Set in the village of Avonlea and at Redmond College in Halifax, Anne and Gilbert follows Anne's journey to young adulthood and her romance with high school academic rival, Gilbert Blythe. Gilbert is in love with Anne, but she seems to be immune to his declarations of love. In the end, Anne realizes what everyone else already knows: that Gilbert is the love of her life.

REVIEWS

"Anne and Gilbert is a marvel." - The Toronto Star

"When the curtain fell, I was disappointed to see it all end." - Variety

"Anne and Gilbert [is a] treasure of a show. A timeless and eloquent love story filled with charming characters and beautiful music." – Lennie Macpherson, Guardian

"It is funny, charming, and musically and visually sensational. Writers, Jeff Hochauser, Nancy White, and Bob Johnstone...have succeeded in grand fashion. Refreshingly modern, Anne & Gilbert is magically artistic, and oh so romantic!" - The Buzz

"Heartwarming, tear-inducing, thoroughly satisfying" - The Halifax Chronicle Herald


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Characters

CASTING

8m, 6f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting, Features Children, Features Teens, Flexible casting, Roles for Children, Room for Extras, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

CHORUS SIZE

Medium

Rental Materials

SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Small/Combo

MUSICAL STYLE

Classic Broadway, Pop/Rock, Folk

VOCAL DEMANDS

Moderate

Piano/Conductor Score
14 Vocal Chorus Books
Fiddle music for Character “Moody”

Full Score Act 1
Full Score Act 2
Violin
Cello

SFTracks Available (Additional Fee)
Song Samples

Mr. Blythe

Gilbert Loves Anne of Green Gables

Averile's Ideal

Carried Away By Love

Saturday Morning

Hello Gilbert

All You Can Do Is Wait

Our Duty

The Days Ahead

When He Was My Beau

Gilbert Would Never Compose a Sonnet To My Eyes

Hothouse Flower

Forever In My Life

You're Island Through and Through

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