The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain’s American classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, is the story of a boy’s journey with a runaway slave as they make their way down the Mississippi river. Huck, a rebel at heart, is escaping from starched collars, civilization and the drunken rages of his Pap. Jim is seeking life as a free man in the Northern states. On their journey, Huck learns the true meaning of friendship and freedom.

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Description

Title
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

 

Creators
Mark Twain, author
Timothy Mason, playwright

 

Details

82 pgs. 16 male, 9 female +ensemble

Originally produced by CTC in 1980-81

Run Time: 90 minutes

Audience Recommendation: 8+

Synopsis

Mark Twain’s American classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, is the story of a boy’s journey with a runaway slave as they make their way down the Mississippi river. Huck, a rebel at heart, is escaping from starched collars, civilization and the drunken rages of his Pap. Jim is seeking life as a free man in the Northern states. On their journey, Huck learns the true meaning of friendship and freedom.

“Timothy Mason adapted [The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn] with sensitivity and an appreciation of Twain’s remarkable humor.” –Minneapolis Sun

 

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Script Type

Perusal Script PDF

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