The Jungle Book (Banks)

Mowgli is rambunctious and curious, scrappy and silly. Sound like a kid you know? This new adaptation of the beloved Rudyard Kipling story finds a child lost in the Indian jungle, where he is adopted by Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther, and all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness home. This fast-paced retelling keeps you perched on the edge of your seat as young Mowgli comes face-to-face with sneaky monkeys, noisy vultures and his mortal enemy: the tiger, Shere Khan.

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Estimated Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Estimated 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.

The Jungle Book is not a musical, but there is a CD available for some short songs, sound effects and underscoring. Additional fees apply.

Description

Creators
Rudyard Kipling, author
Greg Banks, playwright

 

Details

72 pgs. 5 actors
Originally produced in CTC’s 2015-16 season
Run Time: 100 minutes
Audience Recommendation: 6+

Synopsis

Mowgli is rambunctious and curious, scrappy and silly. Sound like a kid you know? This new adaptation of the beloved Rudyard Kipling story finds a child lost in the Indian jungle, where he is adopted by Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther, and all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness home. This fast-paced retelling keeps you perched on the edge of your seat as young Mowgli comes face-to-face with sneaky monkeys, noisy vultures and his mortal enemy: the tiger, Shere Khan.

“The Jungle Book rocks!” -City Pages

“A sense of tense adventure colors Bank’s engaging ‘Jungle’” – Star Tribune

 

Audio

Funky Monkey Rap

Shere Khan

Mowgli

 

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Additional information

Script Type

Perusal Script PDF, Production CD – Music Tracks Download, Study Guide Content, Written Score PDF

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