Tom Sawyer (Kester)

by  Paul Kester, Samuel L. Clemens

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  13m, 18f

The familiar character and scenes of the book are well handled and properly condensed in order to give dramatic point to the whole play. This refreshing epic of American boyhood will be welcome to audiences of grown ups as well as young people...

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    13m, 18f

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The familiar character and scenes of the book are well handled and properly condensed in order to give dramatic point to the whole play. This refreshing epic of American boyhood will be welcome to audiences of grown ups as well as young people.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Setting: A village along the Mississippi.

Casting

13m, 18f

BECKY - a pretty little girl with curls down her back, her ruffled pantalettes show under her short skirt.

SID - about ten or twelve.

WALTER POTTER - is a young man, resolute and rather stern of aspect.

INJUN JOE - dark and evil-looking, poorly but not raggedly dressed.

AUNT POLLY - a middle-aged woman with a sharp but kindly visage.

GRACIE MILLER - a shrewish little girl with neglected hair a shabby dress.

TOM SAWYER - barefoot and one toe is tied up in a white rag.

BEN ROGERS - a boy of about Tom's size, barefoot.

HUCKLEBERRY FINN - a boy of about Tom's size and age but ragged and unkempt. His coat trails behind him almost to the ground, his long trousers are rolled up and fastened by one suspender, his hat is a ruin, and he is barefoot.

MUFF POTTER - is careless and neglected in dress, his appearance that of the village drunkard. About fifty years old.

JOE HARPER - about Tom's age. Has a bladder attached to a string in his hand.

ALFRED TEMPLE - an offensive, citified boy; wears shoes, a natty hat and a necktie.

WIDOW DOUGLAS

MRS HARPER

DR ROBINSON

AMY LAWRENCE

REVEREND SPRAGUE

SHERIFF JONES

JUDGE THATCHER

MRS THATCHER

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Authors

Paul Kester

Paul Kester

Samuel L.  Clemens

Samuel L. Clemens

Alvin Theatre, New York, 1931

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