Buried Treasure at Old Fort Snelling

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Follow the story of Barbara Ann Shadecker, a 13-year-old refugee from the Canadian Red River colony fleeing the starvation and turmoil that befell her family when they journeyed from Switzerland to the New World. Ann, as she prefers to be called, becomes governess to the colonel’s children at the army post, called Fort Snelling, in 1823. She dreams of going back home, where she lived in wealth and leisure. After hearing a rumor of buried treasure on the grounds of Fort Snelling, Ann decides to look for it according to the clues she picks up from listening to the children. As the adventure unfolds, Ann finds something better than treasure—the warmth of friendship and the beginning of a new home and life.

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Description

Creators
Jenna Zark, playwright
Gary Rue, composer

 

Details

62 pgs. 12 Characters

Originally produced by Steppingstone Theatre

Run Time: 60 minutes

Audience Recommendation: All Ages

Synopsis

Follow the story of Barbara Ann Shadecker, a 13-year-old refugee from the Canadian Red River colony fleeing the starvation and turmoil that befell her family when they journeyed from Switzerland to the New World. Ann, as she prefers to be called, becomes governess to the colonel’s children at the army post, called Fort Snelling, in 1823. She dreams of going back home, where she lived in wealth and leisure. After hearing a rumor of buried treasure on the grounds of Fort Snelling, Ann decides to look for it according to the clues she picks up from listening to the children. As the adventure unfolds, Ann finds something better than treasure—the warmth of friendship and the beginning of a new home and life.

 

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester

Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance

Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote

The royalty fee includes permission to make copies of the perusal script for your cast.

 

Audio

Good Fellow Now You’re Home

Additional information

Script Type

Demo CD with vocals, Hard Copy Perusal, PDF Perusal, Written Score Hard Copy, Written Score PDF

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