On the Beach

After escaping from a cruel orphanage, siblings Lily and Albert run away to a beach where they make a den out of driftwood. Lily hopes the fresh sea air will help Albert’s cough, and they soon settle in to their new home. Seventy years later, a new pair of siblings named Peter and Hazel discover the den, and a mysterious boy named Tom who loves to dance with his invisible friend. Hazel and Tom become fast friends, but Peter is too old for the silly games they play. When the children find an old woman wandering around the den, Peter puts Tom’s friendship to the test. This mystical play set on the stormy English coast explores the power of children’s imaginations, and the bond between siblings.

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Description

Creators
Brendan Murray, playwright

 

Details

30 pgs. 3 female, 3 male

Originally produced in Sheffield, UK, in 1989

Run Time: 60 minutes

Audience Recommendation: 6+

Synopsis

After escaping from a cruel orphanage, siblings Lily and Albert run away to a beach where they make a den out of driftwood. Lily hopes the fresh sea air will help Albert’s cough, and they soon settle in to their new home. Seventy years later, a new pair of siblings named Peter and Hazel discover the den, and a mysterious boy named Tom who loves to dance with his invisible friend. Hazel and Tom become fast friends, but Peter is too old for the silly games they play. When the children find an old woman wandering around the den, Peter puts Tom’s friendship to the test. This mystical play set on the stormy English coast explores the power of children’s imaginations, and the bond between siblings.

Additional information

Script Type

Demo CD with vocals – Music Tracks Download, Perusal Script PDF, Production CD – Music Tracks Download, Written Score PDF

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