Oliver Twist

What do you do with a boy who asks for more? Feed him on cockroaches served in a canister? Oliver is an orphan growing up in 19th century England, and misfortune seems to befall him at every turn. He escapes the orphanage, only to be taken in by an evil man and his band of hooligans, including the Artful Dodger leader of the pick-pockets! Exciting as it is harrowing, this Dickens tale is sure to keep audiences entertained!
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Description

Creators
Charles Dickens, author
Frederick Gaines, playwright
Michael Koerner, composer

 

Details
82 pgs. 9 female, 22 male +ensemble
Doubling possible
Originally produced in CTC’s 1990-91 season
Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages
Synopsis
What do you do with a boy who asks for more? Feed him on cockroaches served in a canister? Oliver is an orphan growing up in 19th century England, and misfortune seems to befall him at every turn. He escapes the orphanage, only to be taken in by an evil man and his band of hooligans, including the Artful Dodger leader of the pick-pockets! Exciting as it is harrowing, this Dickens tale is sure to keep audiences entertained!
“Oliver Twist strikes a balance between light and dark..and happily it also strikes a balance between serious and comic moments.” -St. Paul Pioneer Press

 

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Script Type

Perusal Script PDF, Written Score PDF

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