Tess of the d'Urbervilles

by  Anthony Feldman, Michael Fry, Thomas Hardy

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 4f, 19m or f

All the tragic majesty of Thomas Hardy's celebrated novel is captured in this arresting and theatrically exciting adaptation, narrated by a masked Chorus in the style of Greek tragedy (Hardy's favoured form of theatre) and using songs to counterpoin…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 4f, 19m or f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Period
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

All the tragic majesty of Thomas Hardy's celebrated novel is captured in this arresting and theatrically exciting adaptation, narrated by a masked Chorus in the style of Greek tragedy (Hardy's favoured form of theatre) and using songs to counterpoint and underline the action. Michael Fry's adaptation provides a clear and thrilling experience and an enlightening and fascinating re-evaluation of a familiar text.
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Considerations

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
  • Mandatory Music/Media Fee: £10 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Additional Features: Play w/ Music

Casting

3m, 4f, 19m or f
M15 F19. Can be played by M3 F4 with doubling.
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Authors

Anthony Feldman

Anthony Feldman

Michael Fry

Michael Fry

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy

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