The Velveteen Rabbit
based on the book by Margery Williams
Full-length. 65-75 minutes
9-14 actors, gender flexible
“Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always.” A stuffed toy rabbit’s quest to become real through the love of a child drives this adaptation of Margery Williams’ timeless tale that celebrates the power of love to transform out lives. Join a boy and his rabbit in a world of strange and wonderful magic with talking toys, wild adventures, and secret burrows, as they come to discover the true meaning of what it is to be Real.
“A splendid adaptation of the novel by Britain’s Margery Williams which has been reworked for the stage by Janet Allard...The Velveteen Rabbit will charm the socks off the children in the audience, and older folks should enjoy it as well." --Tom Titus, Los Angeles Times
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Is there a one-act version of this play (Velveteen Rabbit) for competition?
This isn't currently a one-act version available, but the author would most likely be open to a proposed cutting. Let us know!