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The Wizard of Oz (Townley) (Non-Musical)

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  17boy(s) or girl(s)

Claude Townley, L. Frank Baum

Adapted from the story by L. Frank Baum

From the moment the spotlight focuses on Dorothy and her clever dog, Toto, this enchanting tale begins to spin as the sounds of a tornado are heard.

The Wizard of Oz (Townley) (Non-Musical)

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    17boy(s) or girl(s)
  • Duration
    Duration
    75 Minutes
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Details

Summary
From the moment the spotlight focuses on Dorothy and her clever dog, Toto, this enchanting tale begins to spin as the sounds of a tornado are heard, and you'll fall in love all over again with this clever, modern, and exciting stage version of Dorothy's adventures in the wonderful land of Oz. Terrific fun!


Cast Attributes
  • Ensemble cast
  • Expandable casting
  • Flexible casting
  • Room for Extras
Performing Groups
  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

THE WIZARD OF OZ (also ROYAL HISTORIAN AND GUARDIAN OF GATES)
DOROTHY - a little girl from Kansas. 
TOTO - her toy dog (no lines). 
UNCLE HENRY
AUNT EM
WITCH OF THE NORTH - a good one. 
SCARECROW 
TIN WOODMAN
COWARDLY LION
KING OF THE WINGED MONKEYS
THREE OZITES - with green beards.
GLINDA, THE WITCH OF THE SOUTH (may double with WITCH OF THE NORTH)
ASSORTED MUNCHKINS, OZITES, AND WINGED MONKEYS

  • Setting The Wonderful Land of Oz; a few years ago. 
  • Duration 75 Minutes
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

Music

  • Musical StyleN/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal DemandsN/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus SizeN/A (Not a musical)

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Authors

Author

Claude Townley

L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6, 1919) was an American author of children's books, best known for writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in 1900. One of the most successful novels in American literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz sold out instantly, became a cu ...

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