The Adventures of Mottel

A story of adventure and misadventure set in Russia in the year 1905. A Jewish boy named Mottel meets the trials of living under rule of a cruel Czar with wit and good cheer. Mottel has many adventures, from causing the whole town to sneeze, dying the river (and in effect all the laundry) blue, and eventually travelling to America. We are able to experience what life was like for Jews in Russia at this tine while being entertained by the mishaps of a young boy.

 

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Description

Creators
Sholom Aleichem, author
Thomas W. Olson, playwright
Judith Luck Sher, playwright

 

Details

58 pgs. 13 Male, 11 Female
Originally produced in CTC’s 1985-1986 season
Audience Recommendation: 10+
Run time: 2 hours

Synopsis

A story of adventure and misadventure set in Russia in the year 1905. A Jewish boy named Mottel meets the trials of living under rule of a cruel Czar with wit and good cheer. Mottel has many adventures, from causing the whole town to sneeze, dying the river (and in effect all the laundry) blue, and eventually travelling to America. We are able to experience what life was like for Jews in Russia at this time while being entertained by the mishaps of a young boy.

 

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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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