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Orvin - Champion of Champions

Full-Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy  /  8f, 16m

Alan Ayckbourn, Denis King

An epic musical of accidental heroism. The chorus of gods set out to relate the tale of the Great Ulmar, legendary warrior and champion of Sollistis. But their narrative suffers a major technical hitch when Orvin, Ulmar's hopeless squire, oversleeps on the eve of battle. What follows proves a …
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    Cast Size
    8f, 16m
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences
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An epic musical of accidental heroism. The chorus of gods set out to relate the tale of the Great Ulmar, legendary warrior and champion of Sollistis. But their narrative suffers a major technical hitch when Orvin, Ulmar's hopeless squire, oversleeps on the eve of battle. What follows proves a challenge even to such seasoned storytellers as the gods themselves as they vainly attempt to re-write history with only the help of Orvin, the unlikeliest, most reluctant of last-minute replacement champions.
Cast Attributes
  • Room for Extras
  • Time Period Greek; Roman & Biblical
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

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Videos

  • Alan Ayckbourn on Growing As a Dramatist

  • Alan Ayckbourn on Comparisons

  • Alan Ayckbourn on How to Approach His Plays

  • Alan Ayckbourn on Getting Started

  • Alan Ayckbourn on the Difference Between Then and Now

  • Alan Ayckbourn on Ideas

  • Alan Ayckbourn on Writing a Well Made Play

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1 Piano-Conductor
24 Vocal Books

1 Clarinet
1 Horn
1 Harp
1 Drums
1 Piano-Conductor
24 Vocal Books

Authors

Alan Ayckbourn

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of Alan Ayckbourn joining the Library Theatre company in Scarborough, of which he was the Artistic Director for 37 years and where he made both his professional playwriting in 1959 and his directorial debut in 1961.

He has spent his life in thea ...

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Denis King

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