This play may not be performed unless approval is granted and a per performance royalty fee is paid.
Please contact Dominie Pty Ltd for an application form – www.dominie.com.au/dramaroyalty
- By E. Nesbit
- Adapted by Mike Kenny
- Cast: 5 Females, 6 Males doubling (l6 Females, 9 Males possible)
- Famously filmed, this story of a prosperous Edwardian family—mother and three children—forced into near-penury in the rural north of England captures the anxieties and exhilarations of childhood with great tenderness and insight. As Mike Kenny says of his remarkably faithful adaptation, ‘You don’t need a real train to perform this play...the most powerful prop is the imagination of the audience, the most effective tool the skill of the actors.’
- This version, which offers three plum roles for young performers, is eminently suitable for schools, youth theatres and drama groups.
- $170.00 per performance.