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The Jungle Book (Hartoch)

Rudyard Kipling, John Hartoch

Full Length Play, Drama  /  13m or f

The Jungle Book
by John Hartoch, adapted from stories by Rudyard Kipling

Adapted by John Hartoch from the stories by Rudyard Kipling. Mowgli, the "man-cub", lost in the jungle, is rescued from the clutches of the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan, by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the black panther. Brought up with a family of wolf-cubs, the time eventually comes for Mowgli to return to the world of Man. But Mowgli is not finished with the jungle, for one day he returns to settle the score with Shere Khan.

The Jungle Book (Hartoch)

by  Rudyard Kipling John Hartoch

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    13m or f
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature), Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Children (Age 6 - 10)
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
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Adapted by John Hartoch from the stories by Rudyard Kipling. Mowgli, the "man-cub", lost in the jungle, is rescued from the clutches of the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan, by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the black panther. Brought up with a family of wolf-cubs, the time eventually comes for Mowgli to return to the world of Man. But Mowgli is not finished with the jungle, for one day he returns to settle the score with Shere Khan.

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  • Elementary School / Primary

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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Setting: Various simple settings

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13m or f
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Minimum 13 with doubling.

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Authors

Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling was born on December 30, 1865, in Bombay, India. He was educated in England but returned to India in 1882. In 1892, Kipling married Caroline Balestier and settled in Brattleboro, Vermont, where he wrote his most famous works, 'Gunga Din' (1892) and The Jungle Book (1894). Kipling received the Nobel Priz ...

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John Hartoch

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