CLASSIC YOUTH PLAYS
For a New Generation
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Based on the Novel by Louisa May Alcott Adapted by Marian De Forest
Audience: Ages 10 and Up Cast: 7 F, 5 M Running Time: 90 minutes
One of the most popular stories ever written comes to life in this sparkling adaptation that has stood the test of time. The play, which was the only authorized version of Louisa May Alcott's celebrated story of the March family, was originally produced on Broadway and has a long history of popular productions. This coming of age drama focuses on the lives of the four sisters Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth as they grow into young ladies in the nineteenth-century. All the familiar scenes play out in a tapestry of New England life as the March family deals with the Civil War, young love, and the tragedy of death. Critics have hailed the play as “clever,” “exerts rare charm” and “something worth rejoicing over.” Celebrated as much today as it was when it first appeared, this timeless play exhibits the virtues of a close and loving family whose perseverance continues to inspire audiences.
Print Edition $8.50
Production Edition $65.00
A performance license and a one time fee of $65 is needed to perform this version of the play. No performance of this version can be performed without it. To obtain a license, purchase the PRODUCTION EDITION and submit the License Agreement. The PRODUCTION EDITION includes the right to produce the play for as many performances as you like for 30 days from your first performance and your organization can make as many copies of the script as needed.