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Tuck Everlasting

Adapted by Mark Frattaroli from the novel by Natalie Babbitt
Length: 65-80 minutes
Cast Size: 8-20 actors, (suggested casting: 4F, 4M, 4 any)
Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Adaptation, Fantasy
Synopsis:
In 1880, 10-year-old Winnie Foster, trapped by the rules imposed by her strait-laced family, runs away and discovers the humble Tucks who had accidentally stumbled upon a spring long ago that gave them eternal life. Winnie promises to keep their dangerous secret but then a sinister stranger in a yellow suit arrives at their door with intentions to steal the immortal water for himself. Ultimately W...Read More

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Product specification details
Genre Drama
Sub-genre Adaptation, Fantasy
Length Type Full-Length
Theme Faithful Adaptation, Coming-of-Age, Family, Romance
Author Display Adapted by Mark Frattaroli from the novel by Natalie Babbitt
Cast Size 8-20 actors, (suggested casting: 4F, 4M, 4 any)
Approx. Running Time 65-80 minutes
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* Minimum Royalty: $115.00 / performance

Script PDF: $10.00

Acting Edition Book: $10.99

Stage Manager Edition: $24.99

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In 1880, 10-year-old Winnie Foster, trapped by the rules imposed by her strait-laced family, runs away and discovers the humble Tucks who had accidentally stumbled upon a spring long ago that gave them eternal life. Winnie promises to keep their dangerous secret but then a sinister stranger in a yellow suit arrives at their door with intentions to steal the immortal water for himself. Ultimately Winnie must choose whether or not to drink the immortal water and join them in an everlasting adventure – or live on in a natural way, living a life full of the ordinary beauty of growth and change.

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  • Broadway World

    Enchanting

    "...Brings the enchanting story wonderfully to life."
    (Review of the Coterie Theatre production)

  • Dallas News

    Evocative and Faithful

    "...Evocative and faithful..."
    (Review of the Dallas Children's Theatre production)

  • The Chicago Reader

    Breathtaking

    "...Transforms Babbitt's coming-of-age story into a breathtaking piece of theater."
    (Review of the Lifeline Theatre production.)

  • Theater Teacher, Brentwood, TN

    A good challenge

    The kids loved working on it, and their families also loved it. The kids wanted a dramatic piece, and they really enjoyed the challenge.

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