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Canterville Ghost, The (Vreeke) - Full Length Play, Drama

Canterville Ghost, The (Vreeke)

John Vreeke, George David Weiss, Will Severin, Oscar Wilde

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Full Length Play, Drama

5m, 3f, 3boy(s) or girl(s)

ISBN: 9780573628290

Adapted by John Vreeke from the novel by Oscar Wilde
Music and Lyrics by Will Severin and George David Weiss
"The ability to hear Wilde's soaring prose along with the unfolding story is a treat." - Daily Gazette

"There's an unspeakable, heartrending truth at the core of this piece that makes it as beautiful as it is funny." - Chronicle

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$8.95
: Acting Edition
$19.95
Downloadable Audio SFX
$17.95
: Large Print
$19.95
: Stage Manager

Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Adaptations (Literature)

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Play w/ Music

A free spirited American family moves into a grand English manor house and is charmed to discover that it is haunted. The ghost however is alarmed. Accustomed to being regarded with fear, he determines to scare these intruders out of their wits and out of his house, but he is nearly undone himself. Mood enhancing musical underscoring enhances this delightful version of a stage classic. Originally produced by the New York State Theatre Institute.

"The ability to hear Wilde's soaring prose along with the unfolding story is a treat." - Daily Gazette.

"There's an unspeakable, heartrending truth at the core of this piece that makes it as beautiful as it is funny." - Chronicle

Characters

CASTING

5m, 3f, 3boy(s) or girl(s)

Rental Materials

Musical underscoring and accompaniment (3 CDS) available on rental. Rental fee, $10 per performance plus a $50 refundable deposit.

Author(s)

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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was born in Dublin to Sir William Wilde and his wife Jane. While studying at Oxford, he was fascinated by the aesthetic movement and eventually became a proponent for L'art pour l'art ("Art for Art's Sake"), and wrote the award-winning poem Ravenna. After he graduated in 1879, he moved to Chelsea in London to establish a literary career. Upon graduating in 1879, he moved ... view full profile

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nancy hathcock 1/24/2014 2:58 PM
I was very disappointed when I received the script.  All the way through the characters are breaking the 4th wall.  I might use it for a readers theater production but that is all.  The script relies on lots of dialogue.

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