The Jungle Book (Olson)

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The Jungle Book transports audiences to mystical India and the tale of the young “man-cub,” Mowgli, a boy raised by animals who inhabits this mysterious jungle. Befriended by some animals and pursued by others, Mowgli is eventually forced to choose between the animal kingdom and the more “civilized” human world. Presented as a play-within-a-play, The Jungle Book uses masks, dance, mime to create this amazing and wonderful adventure.

 

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Description

Creators
Rudyard Kipling, author
Thomas W. Olson, playwright
Roberta Carlson, composer

 

Details
47 pgs. 5 female, 11 male
Originally produced in CTC’s 1991-1992 season
Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: 6+
Synopsis
The Jungle Book transports audiences to mystical India and the tale of the young “man-cub,” Mowgli, a boy raised by animals who inhabits this mysterious jungle. Befriended by some animals and pursued by others, Mowgli is eventually forced to choose between the animal kingdom and the more “civilized” human world. Presented as a play-within-a-play, The Jungle Book uses masks, dance, mime to create this amazing and wonderful adventure.
“Good theater is good theater, as this fine adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s Mowgli stories proves.” – Los Angeles Times
Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
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 a CD of underscoring is available for an additional fee.

 

Audio

Opening

Underscore

Underscore

 

Click »here for a PDF excerpt. (Adobe Acrobat is required)

Additional information

Script Type

Hard Copy Perusal, PDF Perusal, Sample CD

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