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Robin Beer and Sarah Butler in Tutti Frutti’s 2012 production of Hare & Tortoise.


Title
Hare and Tortoise

Creators
Brendan Murray, playwright

Details

22 pgs. 2 either

Originally produced by Theatre Centre, UK, in 1994

Run Time: 50 minutes

Audience Recommendation: All Ages

Synopsis

Meet two competing friends in this fantastic adaptation of Aesop’s fable. Hare and Tortoise is a story about racing, opposites, time and friendship. From sun-shining spring to snow-falling winter, this much loved story is brimming with ideas, characters, live music and wonderful physicality. The Hare and Tortoise in the greatest race on earth with a nail biting, seconds ticking, medal winning end…

“Hare and Tortoise, is another fine show to introduce young children to an exciting theatrical world.” –British Theatre Guide

“Young audiences deserve the very best and here they get it.” -The Stage, UK

“Four Stars” – Whatsonstage.com

“A beautifully crafted piece.” -The Guardian, UK

Winner of the 2012 Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Play for Children and Young People

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Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance
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Meet two competing friends in this fantastic adaptation of Aesop’s fable. Hare and Tortoise is a story about racing, opposites, time and friendship. From sun-shining spring to snow-falling winter, this much loved story is brimming with ideas, characters, live music and wonderful physicality. The Hare and Tortoise in the greatest race on earth with a nail biting, seconds ticking, medal winning end…

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